Presentation on theme: "Mass Erosion Erosion of the Earth due to the force of Gravity."— Presentation transcript:
Mass Erosion Erosion of the Earth due to the force of Gravity
Video Clip 1)Watch the clip for the effects of erosion.
Discussion What tragedy did the clip describe? Why did this occur? What force created the landslide? How does this relate to erosion?
Graphic Organizer 1)Head the worksheet. 2) Fill in the worksheet while viewing the power point.
Mass Erosion …is the downhill movement of weathered materials …is caused by gravity … can occur quickly or slowly
Quick Mass Erosion Landslide : Sudden movement of rocks down a hill Rock can be loosened by volcanic activity, earthquakes, or heavy rain The pile of rocks at the bottom of a landslide is called a TALUS pile. ***Watch Outrunning a Landslide Video***