South Shore Beaches

Duration: 

90 minutes

Ages: 

P5 +

This fieldtrip is ideal for approximately 20 students and can encompass a number of beaches, coves and sand dunes. The sand dunes and limestone cliffs form the basis for a lesson on Bermuda’s geology. The animals and plants living in this harsh environment have many interesting adaptations which students can experience through sight and touch.

Suggested topics for discussion include:

  • Anatomy of a Sand Dune
  • Components of Sand
  • Beach Zones
  • Geology
  • Plant and Animal Adaptations

The lesson can be supplemented with drawing exercises and a scavenger hunt.