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Mini-Landslide

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Participants explore how different materials (sand, gravel, lava rock) with different water contents on different slopes result in landslides of different severity.

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A take-home that can be sent with patrons that wish to do STEM activities at home. These at-home activities cover similar topic areas as the associated activity and could be handed out at the conclusion of a program or left on a circulation desk for patrons to take home.

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Related Programming Resources

Related Links National Geographic Landslides Video
Naked Science: Landslides
Originating Source Teach Engineering
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Earthquake Games by Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori
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Avalanche and Landslie Alert! by Vanessa Walker
Rosie Revere's Big Project Book for Bold Engineers
Engineered!: Engineering Design at Work
Engineer Academy, by Steve Martin and Nastia Sleptsova

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Mini-Landslide

Mini-Landslide

Participants explore how different materials (sand, gravel, lava rock) with different water contents on different slopes result in landslides of different severity.