Scarborough Sand and Rocks

Key Stage 2 

In this special edition workshop led by Earth Scientist Dr Liam Herringshaw your students will have the opportunity to study rocks from a unique local perspective. Your students will become super sand scientists in this cross-curricular workshop which will take place at Scarborough Art Gallery and the Rotunda Museum. 

  • Study and draw large-scale sculptures of sand
  • Make sand slides and examine sand under the microscope
  • Learn about and identify different types of rock
  • Explore the Rotunda Museum and discover where they can find sandstone in the local environment.