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November 8, 2021 News

Perry Creek Elementary students learn about erosion

Perry creek erosion
Students at Perry Creek Elementary School shake sugar cubes to simulate colliding rocks. Photo courtesy of KCAU

Fourth graders at Perry Creek Elementary School got the chance to experience the effects of erosion firsthand.

Students used a full-scale storm water model and sugar cubes to simulate colliding rocks to help better understand how water and earth move.

The activities kicked off a new unit of learning for students focused on weathering and how it impacts the geography of Sioux City.

Instructors from the Career Academy joined students for the lessons.

See the video from KCAU by clicking here.