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1 Write the question: Which feature would “young” mountains have—sharp peaks or rounded tops?

2 MYP Unit Question: How does land change? Learner Profile: Caring and Principled

3 Standard: Investigate the scientific view of how the Earth’s surface is formed. Learning Target: Today I am learning about erosion by water and gravity because I will know where to build my mountain house or beach house.

4 Study Jams Video Breaker and Whoosh

5 Erosion by Gravity p

6 Gravity is the force that moves rock and other materials downhill.

7 Gravity causes processes that move sediment downhill.

8 Types of Mass Movement Landslides Mudslides Slump Creep

9 Mass movement can be fast or S L O W.

10 Landslides

11 LaConchita landslide

12 Sycamore Canyon landslide

13 Las Colinas (view from the top)

14 Las Colinas (large view)

15 Mudflows

16 Mount St. Helens mudflow

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18 Slump

19 Creep

20 Website for more information https://sites.google.com/site/earthsciencein maine/erosion-and-deposition-by-gravity


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