This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.
Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.
Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacher’s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.
Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.
This module was designed and written for you to enjoy while learning. This will help you know the nature of soil, its types, and characteristics. The activities and exercises provided for you will develop your skills and will be able to apply specific skills from this lesson. You will also enjoy every activity even though you’re away from school. So good luck and have fun!
The module will focus on:
- Lesson 1 – Soil: Its Types and Characteristics
After going through this module, you are expected to be able to:
1. identify the different types of soil based on their physical characteristics; and
2. compare and contrast the characteristics of the different types of soil.