"Dirt! the Movie" Response Questions
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by Kevin Tamayo
| 9 Questions
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Explain why several of the scientists in the movie consider dirt to be a living thing?
2
1
How do the actions of fungus help to create dirt?
3
1
Provide at least 2 examples of how people around the world use mixtures of mud and dung.
4
1
What is desertification and provide at least one example from the movie on how desertification can lead to conflict.
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Why are monocultures bad for dirt? Provide a historical example.
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1
What happens to the dirt in a forest that is cut and burned?
7
1
What are the benefits to a "green roof"?
8
1
How long does it take to create dirt from composting materials?
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What was the most interesting fact that you learned from watching the documentary?
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