A soil scientist studies the physical and chemical properties of soil.
VIRTUAL JOB SHADOW
Welcome to your first day on the job! Watch this video to see what a day in the life of a soil scientist is like.
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STEP 1: Join this University of Oklahoma citizen science project to see what is in your backyard! (click the ‘request kit’ box in the left corner – it’s free!)
STEP 2: When your kit comes in watch the tutorial video, then take your soil samples! Share pictures of your soil science project in action in the Student Showcase to build your resume!
STEP 3: Return your soil samples following the directions in your kit. Then research online to learn more about what you found!