Game: the hidden life of soils
This Happy Families card game, in the style of Go Fish!, will transport you into the secret world under your feet. Discover the hidden organisms that inhabit the soil, how they live, and how to study them.
The soil in your garden will come alive before your eyes!
Have fun learning about the diversity and functioning of the living soil environment from the 42 playing cards, each with a large photo and description. A supplemental educational booklet is also included for a deeper understanding.
For a complete and visually stunning depiction of soil biodiversity, the European atlas of soil biodiversity edited by the European Commission is available for order and free download here.
This card game was initially designed and published in French under the GESSOL research programme, funded by the French Ministry of Ecology. This programme supports many research initiatives regarding soils and their sustainable management.
The authors of this game are Tiphaine Chevallier and Eric Blanchart (IRD), Jurgis Sapijanskas (French Ministry of Ecology), Camille Guellier and Antonio Bispo (ADEME) and Claire Chenu (GESSOL). The graphic design is by Béatrice Saurel. This English version was translated from the French by David Manley. We thank the French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME), Agropolis Fondation, the Association Française pour l’Etude du Sol (AFES), the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC), the French Vanoise and Mercantour National Parks, and the teachers who tested this card game with their students.
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