What are some animals that live in soil?
Some animals that live in soil include mice, rabbits, foxes, prairie dogs, worms, mites, and insects.
Explain one of the dangers to soil. There are 3 to pick from.
Cutting down trees can cause soil to erode, or slowly disappear.
Wind can blow soil away, rain can wash soil away.
Poisonous chemicals that are put into garbage dumps can damage soil.
Explain one of the ways to help conserve the soil. There are 3 to pick from.
Scientists have designed safer garbage dumps to keep poisonous chemicals from leaking into the soil.
Volunteers are planting bushes and trees to replace the ones that have been cut down.
Farmers use chemicals that are safe or none at all to grow crops.