2-ESS2-1 Compare multiple solutions designed to slow or prevent wind or water from changing the shape of the land.
Clarification Statement: Examples of solutions could include different designs of dikes and windbreaks to hold back wind and water, and different designs for using shrubs, grass, and trees to hold back the land.
Assessment Boundary: none
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You can extend this initial lesson idea by having students come up with solutions on how to prevent the wind erosion on the sand dunes. Suggestions are provided in the lesson plan.