Why Do Some Things Wash up on the Beach and Others Don’t? [v1.0]

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SYNOPSIS

This fourth-grade unit on wave properties and ocean floor structures starts out with students exploring a perplexing phenomenon where hundreds of unopened Doritos bags were found on a beach. This sparks a series of questions about where these came from andhow they got to where they were found. It also leads students to generate ideas for investigations to pursue about the role of wind, currents, and waves as possible suspects that could have moved these bags from where they were lost in the ocean to where they were found on the shore.


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