Seaside Saturday: Let’s Look At Sand!
Saturday, August 1, 2020 — 9:00am - 10:00am
Bruce Museum Seaside Center Activity: Let’s Look at Sand!
A guided exploration for use around the Long Island Sound, By Brendan Murtha, Seaside Center Naturalist 2020.
Sand: for those of you who spend time at the beach, it can be a great source of fun or the ultimate annoyance. But what is sand?
By many definitions, sand is any loose substrate made up of partially eroded rocks and minerals. These are inorganic particles, particles that do not come from living things. These particles can be diverse, but silicon dioxide, in the form of quartz, often makes up a large proportion of typical sands.