Erosion- Think about it...

Before beginning the lesson, think about and write down answers to the following questions...

  1. What is an example of erosion happening around your neighborhood or local area?
  2. What agents or forces are causing the erosion to happen?
  3. How is the soil being eroded?
  4. Where is the eroded material going?
  5. What are some impacts of the erosion on soil, water, and air quality, as well as food and fiber production systems? Identify both short and long-term impacts.
  6. What can be done to reduce the amount of erosion in your example?