Materials List: Engineering a Seawall to Prevent Storm Erosion

Each group needs:

For the entire class to share:

  • pea gravel - 50 lb. bag (available online or you can pick up gravel from local areas and students can  measure it out from a container as needed)
  • Quikrete - 50 lb. bag, premixed into 5 oz. cups for students to “purchase” (available online or in home improvement stores)
  • paper cups (5 oz.)
  • Popsicle sticks
  • recycled rubber/rubber chips (available online or in a school playground)
  • spoons
  • 2-3 digital scales to weigh materials
  • laptop and projector to share the Coastal Erosion PowerPoint Presentation

A picture that shows how the materials for the project are organized into bins.
Students can use the following materials in their designs, but they must stick to a budget.
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