This CD-ROM contains two activities designed to help you understand the characteristics of the main components of soil.

Detail of the Soils interactive game

Soils This is a sorting activity with three suits of cards: clay, silt and sand. The aim of the activity is to match cards with descriptions of soil characteristics to one of these soil types.

Detail of the Soil Preparation interactive game

Soil Preparation This is designed to help you investigate how to prepare soil for planting. It is a sequencing activity and there are both agriculture and horticulture versions.

The video, audio and interactive activities on this CD-ROM use Macromedia Flash Player 7. If you need to install this plug-in there is an installer in the plug-ins folder on this CD-ROM. Alternatively you can download Flash Player 7 online from the Macromedia website.

To copy the content of this CD-ROM on to an intranet or the hard drive of your computer, double click the CD icon on your desktop or from within My Computer. Select all the files on the CD-ROM and drag-and-drop them into the appropriate directory on your PC or server.

To launch the content from your new location double click the file default.htm.