The students will investigate what is causing the America’s beaches/coastlines to erode, observe where erosion is happening more frequently, and create possible solutions to solving this problem by building their own models.
Grade 8: Earth and Space Science: ESS.1.3.a
Topic: Physical Earth
Content Statement: Earth’s surface is formed from a variety of different geological processes, including but not limited to plate tectonics.
Content Elaboration: Factors (e.g., topography, climate, soil and rock characteristics) that affect the surface patterns associated with streams, floodplains, glaciers, coastlines, flooding and deserts.