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Soil Samples From The UK Class Pack

Product Code: SC01150
Explore 12 diverse UK soil types for educational exploration, each in 15ml containers.
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Technical Summary


Helping to Support Teaching and Learning

Diverse Soil Types

Featuring 12 distinct soil types from various UK locations, this pack serves as an invaluable resource for exploring soil composition and characteristics through direct observation and comparison.

Labelled Containers

Each soil sample is presented in a 15 ml container, clearly labelled to facilitate easy identification, enabling effective learning and discussion among children.

Classroom Durability

Designed for durability and repeated classroom use, these soil samples offer a practical, hands-on approach to teaching complex scientific and geographical concepts.

Curriculum Support

Supports curriculum objectives in Year 3 Science and Key Stage 1 Geography, making it a versatile tool for cross-disciplinary education.

Year 3 Science Alignment

By providing real examples of sandy, silt, clay, chalk, gravel, and loam soils, this pack directly supports the Year 3 Science aim to recognise soil composition.

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Soil Samples From The UK Class Pack

Explore 12 diverse UK soil types for educational exploration, each in 15ml containers.


  • This pack equips the classroom with 12 types of UK soil, each in a 15ml container, covering a range including sandy, clay, loam, and others, all distinctly labelled for ease of identification. It integrates with Year 3 Science curriculum goals, particularly in recognising soil's origin from rocks and organic matter. Additionally, it supports Key Stage 1 Geography learning by enriching vocabulary related to physical geography.

  • Targeted for children aged 5 to 11, the resource is designed for tactile learning, enabling students to physically interact with materials that underpin essential scientific and geographical principles. Such hands-on examination encourages curiosity about the natural world, facilitating discussion and deeper understanding.

  • Constructed for robust classroom use, the samples contribute to an engaging educational atmosphere. They assist in delivering foundational knowledge in an interactive manner, drawing a clear line between theory and real-world application.

Supports the National Curriculum

Science, Year 3, Rocks

Recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter.

Geography, Key Stage 1, Human & Physical Geography

Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to key physical features and key human features.

Science, Key Stage 1, Working Scientifically

Pupils should be taught to use practical scientific methods, processes and skills through identifying and classifying.

Technical Summary


    Pack size

  • 12

  • Age Range

  • Suitable for 5 to 11 years

Size and measurements


  • 15 ml