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New York Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix

Companion Resource


Soil Painting

This kit includes five Utah soils that have been finely ground and sifted for use as paint pigments. Each soil is labeled with the name of the Utah county from which it was collected, the soil type and order, and the color of the soil classified by hue, value, and chroma. Use this kit with the Color in the Garden lesson plan, which provides instructions for painting with soil-based pigments. Order this kit online from


Debra Spielmaker

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