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watch video respond questions beach: a river of sand. This 20-minute video was created at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego in 1965.
Answer the following questions. Submit a MS Word document or *.pdf file with your responses to the assignment dropbox. All answers should be in your own words (do not copy and paste definitions).
Viewing Questions:. Why is the beach referred to as a "river of sand''''? Of what is beach sand made? How does a beach in winter (when storm waves sometimes pound the beach) differ from a beach in summer (when waves are usually small and gentle)?
You get up in the morning and go out on the beach. It is the same beach you walked on yesterday. Tomorrow you will go to the same beach and it will be there as always.
ES2 " Beach: River of Sand" Video Questions Act # 5 (21 minutes) Check website handout version for new hints &/or changes in red
Answer to 1-Why is the beach referred to as a "river of sand''''? 2-What are some of the types of sediments that make up beaches aro
6.7 Weathering and Erosion: Beach – A River of Sand 1 Science Matters 6.7 Beaches on the Move Lesson Concept Beaches are dynamic systems where sand
The "river of sand" concept is basically a model of sediment transport; sand is carried lengthwise along a beach from "input" end to "output" end, like a slurry in a pipe.
If the surface flow of the runoff is diverted and concentrated by drains that create constant flows over the beach above the sea or river occurring beach sand.
GE-125 Earth Science Instructor: Your name Seat no: Film: “Beach - a river of sand” (Objectives, questions and essays)CONSIDER THE MATERIALS OF BEACHES