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What Color Is Your Sand Castle?



What Color Is Your Sand Castle?

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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 3 to 5
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   2.73

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     challenging words:    ground-up, gypsum, hawaii, silica, reefs, beneath, quartz, volcanic, rocks, soft, form, what, near, often, also, different
     content words:    White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, Pacific Islands


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What Color Is Your Sand Castle?
By Colleen Messina
  

1     What is soft and warm beneath your feet at the beach? It is sand, of course. Sand can be very different from here to there. Sand can be coarse. Sand can be fine. Most of it is made up of tiny pieces of rocks and minerals. Many beaches have sand that comes from silica in the form of quartz. Sand comes in many colors. Some sand is dazzling white like the sand dunes at White Sands National Monument in New Mexico. The dunes are made of gypsum. Fine white sand is also found near coral reefs. It is often made from ground-up coral. Some sands are dark .....
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