Online Training & Testing Lab Kit

$650 (Shipping Not Included)

Curriculum Preview

  • 1

    1 - Welcome to Earth Blocks Online

  • 2

    2 - Earth Blocks Intro

  • 3

    3 - Dirt

    • What is dirt?

    • Video

    • Properties of Soil

  • 4

    4 - Harvesting Soil

    • Collecting a Soil Sample

    • Harvesting Soil Samples

    • Sourcing Soil

    • Soil Harvesting Discussion

  • 5

    5 - Getting Ready to TEST YOUR SOIL

    • Soil Testing

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Download Soil Testing Results Sheet

    • Soils Testing Results Recording Sheet

    • Soils Field Testing Guide

    • Tips for getting ready to test

  • 6

    6 - Soil Field Tests

    • Soil Field Tests Introduction

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Preparing Your Soil For Testing

    • Wash Test Video

    • Pen/Worm Test Video

    • Stab Test Video

    • Cut Test Video

    • Dry Strength Test Video

    • Expansion Test Video

    • Time to do the Field Tests on Your Soil Video

    • Transition to Testing

    • Upload Wash Test Results

    • Upload Pen / Worm Test Results

    • Upload Stab Test Results

    • Upload Cut Test Results

    • Dry Strength Test Results

    • Expansion Test Results

    • Soils Field Tests Group Discussion

    • See Test Results

  • 7

    7 - Mobile Soil Lab Tests

    • Mobile Soil Lab Tests Introduction

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Particle Gradation / Test Tube Test Video

    • Particle Gradation (test tube tests) Gallery

    • Shrinkage Test Video

    • Upload Your Particle Distribution Test Tube Test Results

    • Upload your Shrinkage - Biscuit Test Results

    • Analyze Your Results to Create a Mix Design

    • Mix Design Video

    • Optimum Moisture Content / OMC

    • Mini Block Production Video

  • 8

    8 - Soil Test Exercises

About Your Instructor

Lead Block Head

Adam De Jong

Adam has over 15 years of building design and construction experience. He studied civil engineering and construction management at Norwich University in Northfield, VT. Adam has become a craftsman of many mediums. Skilled in timber framing, post and beam, conventional framed, and compressed earth blocks methods. Adam has passionately taken on compressed earth block construction as a “true green” construction solution for the world. Adam was primary in the development of the V Lock Block design and helped to lead the team for the development of Vermeer’s BP714 Block Press Machine– cutting edge technology in the evolution of compressed earth block construction. Continued innovations to help improve the entire compressed earth block process is what Adam keenly focuses on. Adam travels globally providing customized soil design solutions and construction training to our partners helping transform lives and communities. As of 2018 Adam has conducted Onsite Earth Block Trainings in 26 different countries.

Lead Block Head

Adam De Jong

Adam has over 15 years of building design and construction experience. He studied civil engineering and construction management at Norwich University in Northfield, VT. Adam has become a craftsman of many mediums. Skilled in timber framing, post and beam, conventional framed, and compressed earth blocks methods. Adam has passionately taken on compressed earth block construction as a “true green” construction solution for the world. Adam was primary in the development of the V Lock Block design and helped to lead the team for the development of Vermeer’s BP714 Block Press Machine– cutting edge technology in the evolution of compressed earth block construction. Continued innovations to help improve the entire compressed earth block process is what Adam keenly focuses on. Adam travels globally providing customized soil design solutions and construction training to our partners helping transform lives and communities. As of 2018 Adam has conducted Onsite Earth Block Trainings in 26 different countries.

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