soil

soil erosion soil types etc

soil

soil is very important to every living thing.soil is the foundation that grows plants to keep us alive . soil grows plants that we eat . there many types of soil and different layer that give it the nutrition it needs. :)

layers of soil

the first layer of soil is the top soil it is manly humas ( organic matter ) this is the most important part.the second layer is subsoil its consist of clay like materials.the third layer is parent material , is has a lot of rock in it . and last but no least the fourth layer bedrock ,bedrock is compleatly rock nothing else.

why soil ?

soil is the foundation of life.soil grows the food we eat how else would we get food . at one point in time you have had soil in you hand and without that you wouldn't be alive.for example you plant corn (anything) in a field first you have to have soil then you will need theplant and some water after its done growing you eat it. THE END!!!!!

how it erodes

many things can lead to erosion of soil.some things are over plowing and vegetation . over plowing is when farmers plow the land way to much and carry less soil away.over plowing is not a good thing.low vegetation can be bad as well the roots of plants are removed and so therefor the soil get cared away
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what is used to STOP erosion

contour plowing is used to stop erosion .when farmers plow in rows it helps to not erode the soil also vegetation also helps to prevent or stop soil erosion it helps stick the soil together so it wont erode.
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