Fourth graders at Riley Avenue Elementary School recently conducted lab experiments as part of a geology unit.

Fourth grade students from Riley Avenue Elementary School conducted a variety of geology science experiments.

“Students were petrologists, volcanologists and seismologists throughout the unit,” said teacher Edward Tholl. “It was a lot of fun and excitement for all.”

The students conducted a variety of labs, formed hypotheses and worked with their classmates via Google Meet. The experiments focused on the rock cycle, rock identification, earthquakes, volcanoes and plate tectonics.

Source: Riverhead Central School District press release

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