Conservation Education Videos

The Elkhart County Conservation Education Videos are full of information related to soil and water conservation. These videos pair well with the SWCD Educational Kits/lesson plans that you may download and distribute.
Use these however they best fit into your classroom! Feel free to distribute.
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A Drop in the Bucket– In this video we discuss water resources and demonstrate the amount of available fresh water on Earth. This video pairs with A Drop in the Bucket lesson or the Project WET original version.


Build a Worm Bin– In this video we show you how to build a very basic worm bin with common household items. This video pairs well with our Wonderful World of Worms lesson.


Soil Formation– In this video we discuss the factors that affect soil formation and show this through a “yummy” activity. This video pairs with the Soil Formation lesson.


Soil Infiltration– In this video we demonstrate soil infiltration and discuss how it relates to soil health. This video pairs with the Soil Infiltration lesson.


Soil Slaking– In this video we demonstrate soil slaking and how it relates to soil health. This video pairs with the Soil Slaking lesson.


Soil Slump– In this video we demonstrate a soil slump test and how it relates to soil health. This video pairs with the Soil Slump lesson.


Soil Texture by Feel– In this video we discuss soil texture and show how to determine soil texture by feel. This video pairs with the Soil Texture lesson.


Soil Texture by Suspension– In this video we demonstrate how to calculate soil texture by suspension. This video pairs with the Soil Texture lesson.


Water Cycle Activity– In this video we explore the water cycle and how water molecules move on earth and in the atmosphere. This video pairs with the Water Cycle Activity lesson.


Wiggling Worms at Work – This video is a reading of a book about worms. This video pairs well with the Wonderful World of Worms lesson.


Wonderful World of Worms Part 1 – Learn about worms in this fun video about worms and soil. This video pairs with the Wonderful World of Worms lesson.


Wonderful World of Worms Part 2– In this video we explore the anatomy of worms and all their cool features. This video pairs with the Wonderful World of Worms lesson


Worm Experiments– In this video we experiment with worms and how they react to sound, light, and moisture. This video pairs with the Wonderful World of Worms lesson.

More videos coming soon!