Exploring Beach Sand
In this exploring sand worksheet, students read about the composition and texture of sand and how it is affected by natural and human forces. Students answer one question and then observe, compare and contrast 4 sand samples.
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Conserving Canada's Marine Biodiversity
The ocean may seem a world away, but you can actually find it in a science classroom! Learners in the lower grade levels explore the concepts of water pollution, apex predators, the worth of animals, and commercial fishing methods. High...
4th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review These Fish Are All About Sex on the Beach
Here's an unusual approach to ensuring the survival of a species! Introduce young biologists to the California grunion, a fish that mates on land rather than in the water. The video shows how grunion make use of time and the tide to...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Sand Shakes & Mud Pies: Investigating Sediment
Take a field trip to a location where water and land meet to study patterns of sediment organization in wet habitats: river or ocean beaches, sand dunes, tidal marshes, the edge of a pond, or a woodland stream. Small groups collect pairs...
4th - 6th Science
New Review STEM Camp—Urban Infrastructure
Build a bridge to learning in a STEM-aligned unit about urban infrastructure. Young engineers explore the many aspects of civil planning and design in a five-day unit. Content includes the challenging aspects of balancing building with...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed