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Record Search Query: [Science_Parameters: Science_Category='EARTH SCIENCE', Science_Topic='LAND SURFACE', Science_Term='SOILS']

S.K. Worm Teaches Soils, On-line
Entry ID: 01-sk-worm-01

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Summary
Abstract: S.K.Worm teaches soils--It?s a dirty job but someone has to do
it--S.K.Worm, the official annelid, or worm, of the Natural Resources
Conservation Service teaches students about soil. Basic concepts about
soil composition, color, and water retention are discussed in an easy
to follow, on-line question and answer format.
Related URL
Description: To provide leadership in a partnership effort to help people conserve, improve, and sustain our natural resources and environment.
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Caption Description:  What's on, and in, the soil horizon?

Service Citation
Title: S.K. Worm Teaches Soil
Provider: USGS Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
URL: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/feature/education/squirm/skworm.html
Service Keywords
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >BACKGROUND INFORMATION Parameter Definition

Quality This site is geared toward students and teachers of
approximately grades K-8 but can be useful for anyone.
Ancillary Keywords
natural resource conservation

Service Provider
USDA/NRCS/PMP > Plant Materials Program, Natural Resources Conservation Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://plant-materials.nrcs.usda.gov/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: TOM LEVERMANN
Phone: (202)720-2536
Email: thomas.levermann at usda.gov
Contact Address:
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Attn: Conservation Communications Staff
P.O. Box 2890
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20013
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Internet
Distribution_Format: HTML web pages
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date:
SERF Last Revision Date: 2012-08-16
Future SERF Review Date: 2002-01-12
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