Landslide Detectives

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Link to Resource: https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/23fe0c93-381b-4c8e-b9e8-6befe716034b/landslide-detectives/#.WedP7GhSyUl
Resource Type:Teaching Media; Videos or Animations
Grade Level:
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:PBS LearningMedia
Publication Date:2007
Summary:"With its rolling hills and winter storms, the Bay Area has been a landslide hotspot. Now geologists are using new high-tech tools to understand and predict these natural disasters. In this QUEST video produced by KQED, find an explanation of """"deep-seated"""" and """"shallow"""" landslides and examples of Bay Area neighborhoods that have been hit by landslides. Also, take a look at how geologists are tracking and monitoring landslides in the Bay Area."
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 1; Big Idea 8
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS3.B
NGSS Performance Expectations:HS-ESS3-1; MS-ESS3-2
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering)
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Patterns
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; california; earth; geology; high school; land and water; landslide; middle school; natural hazards; video
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