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In this activity, students will create a model of a sloped hillside using sand, and then they will simulate conditions that can cause a landslide to occur.
Real World Science Topics:
- An exploration of landforms and slope stability.
- An exploration of natural disasters such as landslides.
- An exploration of the process of erosion.
Students will gain an understanding of how different variables can contribute to a landslide.
Activity Difficulty Rating: 2
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