Beach Sands of the World

Middle schoolers examine a variety of sand samples from throughout the world. On an index card, they write the characteristics of the sand and draw what the grains look like to use during the activity. Using a map, they practice plotting latitude and longitude and try to guess the origin of the sand sample.

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Resource Details

6th - 8th
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning