How Are Sand Dollars Made?

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Sand dollars that you see on the beach are actually the shell of a once living crustacean. Sand dollars bury themselves almost completely on the ocean floor in the sand. They eat small particles that float in the water.
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Sand dollars are made when the larvae clone themselves as a protection mechanism. The larvae when exposed to mucus from predatory fist divides in half. The theory being that the smaller
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The sand dollar is a marine animal in the same phylum as the starfish. What you find on
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1. Clean the sand dollars thoroughly by placing them in a container of fresh water. 2. Change the water often, until the water the sand dollars sit in remains clear. 3. Lay the sand
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Sand dollars are dried shells of dead crustaceans. When sand dollars are alive, their shells look fuzzy and brown. Sand dollars are sea creatures that are related to star fish and sea urchins.
The story of the sand dollar describes how they are made. They are actually made from the skeletal remains of ocean animals. The sand dollars are made when the larvae clone themselves.
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Sand dollars are sea creatures that live on the ocean floor and bury themselves partly in the sand. The dry shell you find on the beach, known as the sand dollar ...
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