Dirt on Dirt Tour
When: March 18 – 29, 2019
Monday -Friday, by appointment
$9.50 per person (includes tax)
Two teachers per class are admitted free
Minimum of 10 paying guests
The Dirt on Dirt Tour is an educational tour offered at Patterson Farm Market & Tours, Inc. which purpose is to teach students about the importance of soil to farmers, plants and our planet. While the tour can be modified to any age, we are promoting it to 3rd graders as it meets the NC Common Core Standards for the Third Grade. Children will learn about soil and its importance through a variety of sensory and hands on activities, and will leave with a better understanding of the soil beneath their feet. This tour follows the Core Curriculum and will last for approximately one and a half hours.
• Barn Theater featuring “The Dirt on Dirt DVD”
• Hands-on Activities
o Soil Sample Collection
o Soil Lab: Water Absorption & Nutrients Experiment
o Soil Conservation
• Soil Activity Book
• Just For Teachers: Pre and Post Tour activities to reinforce your activities.
*All tours include access to Pappaw Carl’s Playground and Picnic Area for participates to enjoy before or after their tour.
Each class will receive a soil observation kit to do further investigations in their classroom.
This tour will last for approximately one and a half hours. Please refer to the 2018-2019 Tour Brochure for more information or contact us with any questions.
To apply, book online with the link to the right and print a copy of the confirmation packet. You’ll bring this with you on the day of the tour.
Tour guests are welcome to enjoy Pappaw Carl’s Playground and Picnic Area prior to or after their tour.