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Write the question: Which feature would “young” mountains have—sharp peaks or rounded tops?
MYP Unit Question: How does land change? Learner Profile: Caring and Principled
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.
Study Jams Video Breaker and Whoosh
Erosion by Gravity p
Gravity is the force that moves rock and other materials downhill.
Gravity causes processes that move sediment downhill.
Types of Mass Movement Landslides Mudslides Slump Creep
Mass movement can be fast or S L O W.
Sycamore Canyon landslide
Las Colinas (view from the top)
Las Colinas (large view)
Mount St. Helens mudflow
Website for more information https://sites.google.com/site/earthsciencein maine/erosion-and-deposition-by-gravity