Prairie Ridge: Soil Scientists

  • Times Available: Tuesday - Friday, 10:00am (up to 2 classes)
  • Date Range: October - November 2022, March - May 2023
  • Grade Levels: 3rd Grade
  • Class Size: minimum 8, maximum 21
  • Months: March, April, May, October, November
  • Requirements: Minimum age 8 years.
    Must register for program at least four weeks in advance.
  • Fee: $60 per program (additional $60 for Plants add-on)
  • Contact: Missy Chernick at
Participate in hands-on activities to explore the properties of soil including water retention, texture and color. Become a soil scientist as you perform a test to determine which soils are found at Prairie Ridge. Add our Plants program to your visit for an additional $60 per class.
Soil Scientists Program: 60 minutes long; Plants Add-on: Additional 60 minutes

This program is held at our Prairie Ridge Ecostation location.

Curriculum Correlation(s):   3.L.2

Scheduling Instructions: Scheduling is now closed for the current school year. Scheduling for the upcoming school year will begin on Tuesday, August 15th for programs in October-January, and Tuesday, August 29th for programs in February-May. A link to the scheduling request form will be added once scheduling begins.