Father and son tell how to turn children into scientists at beach; A book review
An illustration of the authors, Orrin Pilkey and Charles Pilkey©.
Their new book “Lessons From the Sand,” is an extension of the father and son’s shared passion-Charles Pilkey
Orrin Pilkey and Charles Pilkey’s new book “Lessons From the Sand” is an extension of the father and son’s shared passion. It’s focused on beaches, with scientific experiments designed to be done by children and their parents. Each experiment, in true scientific form, is designed to lead to more questions.This father and son invite children to use the scientific method to draw their own conclusions.
As scientists, the Pilkeys know the sea is rising and that beaches are in danger. As authors, they want children to come to these conclusions themselves…
“Lessons From the Sand” Previews on Coastal Care: See First Preview – Activity 1: “Wave Height” And Activity 4: “Longshore Currents”
These activities are excerpted from “Lessons From The Sand: Family-Friendly Science You Can Do On a Carolina Beach” a book by Charles O. Pilkey and Orrin H. Pilkey.