This resource explains why it is so important to monitor soil moisture; from finding where wildfires are possible and where floods might occur, to improving weather forecasts. This resource is recommended for teaching.
English Language Arts
Speaking & Listening (K-12)
7.SL.2 Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse media and formats and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under study.
ESS2: Earth's Systems
6.ESS2.4 Develop a model to describe the cycling of water through Earth’s systems driven by energy from the sun and the force of gravity.
HS.ESS2.5 Plan and conduct an investigation of the properties of water and its effects on Earth materials and surface processes.