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Scrabo Tower in County Down built on an ancient sand dune and like many of Belfast's buildings, is made of sandstone, quarried from the area.
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31 March 2008

Classroom Ideas

KS4 students will be able to investigate the properties of sandstone and why it has been selected to be a very important building resource in Northern Ireland. Students could also do a deeper study researching other geological factors based within this region and identify the different geological features caused by these various rock types.

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