Jefferson Elementary 4th Graders Explore Sandy Hook, NJ
As part of the fourth grade science and social studies curriculum,
Jefferson fourth graders went on a trip to Sandy Hook. NJ. On the trip, the
students compared the regions of New Jersey – the Piedmont Region in which
Maplewood and South Orange are located to the Atlantic Coastal Plain’s Jersey
Shore. They noticed that the plants and animals differed, as well as the
natural topography. In science, the
students went seining in the Sandy Hook Bay and in nets caught many different
animals such as hermit crabs, jellyfish and other types of small fish. They
compared the bay side of the peninsula to the beach side. In addition, the
guides taught the students the importance of keeping the beaches clean for all
the animals to survive. It was a great day by all!
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