Thursday, May 15, 2014
Beginning our unit of Inquiry about Sand
Sand on PhotoPeach
We discovered that wet sand sticks together and dry sand doesn't. We also found out the the further you were from the water the deeper you had to dig to find water.
All of the class had fun building castles and looking and touching sand.
Here are some of our wonderings.
What is it made of? - Max,
How does it get made in the water? Isabella
How deep is the sand? Alice
How far out to sea does the sand go? Oscar
How does sand get put onto the beach?- Max
How does sand get put on the beach - Issy
Who made it? Charlotte
Where does it come from? - Jessica
How can water go through sand? Taylor
How much sand is there? Chay Hong
What doe it look like under a microscope and does sand all feel the same? - Finn
What is sand actually - What is it made from? - Luca
I wonder what sand is made of for it to have sparkles in it? Cate
What can we use sand for? Alice