Compression of beach sand is a neat effect. Stepping on wet sand makes it drier. Try an easy experiment investigating the soil mechanics of wet beach sand.
Beach science is a great way to pair a lovely day at the beach with some cool science connections. Try these activities during your next beach adventure.
Weathered rocks and seashells make up beach sand. Using sand science you can investigate unique properties of Great Lakes sand.
Easy experiments are a fun way to connect with your kids or classroom. Materials are easy to find or already on hand. Try a few today.
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