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Science Stars: A Closer Look at Erosion

6th Grade Lesson Plan

Students will examine the effects of erosion based on changing slope. Students will observe sand moving along the coast due to wave movement.

2.a. Students know water running downhill is the dominant process in shaping the landscape, including in California’s landscape. c. Students know beaches are dynamic systems in which the sand is supplied by rivers and moved along the coast by the action of waves.

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