Cannon Beach, Oregon Rising Monolith: rock -- called Haystack -- rising from the sea at Cannon Beach. Named for the several cannons that washed ashore after the wreck of the warship Shark, Cannon Beach stretch of sand.
This fun week could be amped up to a grade level. Older students still enjoy crafts! Also a good tool when teaching the difference between salt (gulf of mexico) and fresh water (ponds, lakes, rivers etc.