Soil, vegetation and fauna
<ul><li>1.-Parts of the soil  </li></ul><ul><li>2.-Types of soil   </li></ul><ul><li>3.-Soil layers </li></ul>The soil
Organic matter:  this is made by the remains of living things. The descomposition of these remains creates humus Inorganic...
2.-Types of soil There are different types of soil according to the amount of humus an water it has. a) Fertile soil b) Po...
a) Fertile soil <ul><li>Soils with lots of humus and water are very fertile </li></ul>
b) Poor soil Soils with little humus are poor and noot good for cultivation .
c) Arid soil - Arid soils are dry and infertile
3.-Soil layers Topsoil: It is made up of water, sand and humus Subsoil: It is made up of sand and rocks Bedrock: It is mad...
The soil and living things <ul><li>Soil and vegetation  </li></ul><ul><li>The soil and fauna </li></ul>
Soil and vegetation - Plants benefit for the soil. The soil provides the water and nutrients plant need to grow - The soil...
The soil and fauna - Animals benefit from the soil. Some animals like worms and rabbits live inside the soil - The soil be...
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  1. 1. Soil, vegetation and fauna
  2. 2. <ul><li>1.-Parts of the soil </li></ul><ul><li>2.-Types of soil </li></ul><ul><li>3.-Soil layers </li></ul>The soil
  3. 3. Organic matter: this is made by the remains of living things. The descomposition of these remains creates humus Inorganic matter: this is made by non living things 1.-Parts of the soil
  4. 4. 2.-Types of soil There are different types of soil according to the amount of humus an water it has. a) Fertile soil b) Poor soil c) Arid soil
  5. 5. a) Fertile soil <ul><li>Soils with lots of humus and water are very fertile </li></ul>
  6. 6. b) Poor soil Soils with little humus are poor and noot good for cultivation .
  7. 7. c) Arid soil - Arid soils are dry and infertile
  8. 8. 3.-Soil layers Topsoil: It is made up of water, sand and humus Subsoil: It is made up of sand and rocks Bedrock: It is made up of bigger rocks.
  9. 9. The soil and living things <ul><li>Soil and vegetation </li></ul><ul><li>The soil and fauna </li></ul>
  10. 10. Soil and vegetation - Plants benefit for the soil. The soil provides the water and nutrients plant need to grow - The soil benefits from plants. Plants help make humus
  11. 11. The soil and fauna - Animals benefit from the soil. Some animals like worms and rabbits live inside the soil - The soil benefits from animals. Animals create humus with their excrement.

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