K-12 Outreach

This is a page dedicated to my K-12 Outreach and Extension Activities.  This site is a repository for videos I create, links to activities and lesson plans directed toward the K-12 audience.

In July of 2013, I was selected to present a workshop at the STEM Think Tank and Conference at Harpeth Hall. The workshop is called Soil Science Creative Expression: It isn’t just STEM, Making Connections Through Art and Culture: This workshop is intended for 15 participants. The goal is teaching about soils, and how it relates to culture through hands on arts and crafts.

My primary K-12 outreach is through the Girl Scouts of the North Carolina Coastal Pines, and the Soil Science Society of America. For the Girl Scouts, I primarily develop and run environmental outreach programs. I write content and edit the Soil Science Society Teaching Resource, including their powerpoint Teachers Guide for the Scoop! book.

I have also done several short workshops for elementary students and middle schools in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kansas, and North Carolina.

Here are links to some of my original content

Make your Own Soil Color Book

Soil Horizon Cupcakes

Soil Horizon Pudding

Rock Formation Fudge

African Mud Cloth



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