MO DIRT: Missourians Doing Impact Research Together


Soil Health Survey Training - Columbia

March 3, 2016

The fourth soil health survey training for citizens was at the University of Missouri in Columbia. High school and middle school teachers, master naturalists, informal science educators, and graduate students participated of this training.

Soil Health Survey Training - St. Louis

February 5, 2016

The third soil health survey training for citizens was on February 5, 2016 at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis. High school teachers, master naturalists, informal science educators, graduate students, and landowners participated of this training.

National Science Teachers Association Conference - Kansas City

December 5, 2015

We attended the area conference of the National Science Teachers Association in Kansas City (December 3-5, 2015). We had the great opportunity to give a presentation about soil respiration. Soil science has been mostly focused on physical and chemical properties of the soil. In recent years, the biology of the soil has becoming a main subject of study.

Soil Health Survey Training - Rolla

November 20, 2015

The second soil health survey training for citizens was at the Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla. Our host Joel Burken and his team did a great job in providing logistics for this training. Teachers and high schoolers came from Union, St. Clair and Crocker. They all drove about an hour to attend this training on a Friday night! Thank you all for participating.