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How do soils form?

How do soils form?

There are a number of factors involved in the formation and development of soils.

In this first of two videos, Professor Phil Haygarth describes the factors involved in soil formation.

Watch this video, which was filmed in the Lake District National Park in northern England. Which of the “CLORPT” factors that Phil describes do you think are the most influential in this area?

Think about where you live and whether those factors would be the same.

Tag suggestions:

#CLORPT #formation #[your location] or any other word which you think could be used to coordinate concepts.

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