Activities in the module:
ESPR31YS135-Model Land Slides
ESPR31YS136-Protect the Houses from Land Slide
Mini Land Slides
$15.00 – $1,000.00
In this module, students explore how different materials (sand, gravel, lava rock) with different water contents on different slopes result in landslides of different severity. They measure the severity by how far the landslide debris extends into model houses placed in the flood plain. This activity is a small-scale model of a debris chute currently being used by engineers and scientists to study landslide characteristics.