The Sand Lab

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Assateague Island National Shore sand ripples, Virginia

ERN Item Type: 

  • Classroom Activities

Organization: 

Gazdonian Productions

Description: 

This lab has students inspect sand samples under magnification and make observations on the sand's grain size, sorting, roundness of grains, and composition. It's geared toward high school level but can be adjusted for lower grades also.

Publication Year: 

2017

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Is this tagged to NGSS by the organization?: 

No

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