Unit: California Geology


Week 4: Landslides and Hazards Presentation

Week5: Water- Californiaís Liquid Gold


Read about landslides on the Internet:


http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/1983/p1183/pp1183.html#centralv http://www.consrv.ca.gov/cgs/geologic_hazards/landslides/index.htm and http://www.consrv.ca.gov/cgs/rghm/landslides/ls_index.htm . http://www.consrv.ca.gov/cgs/information/publications/cgs_notes/note_33/index.htm



Now youíve looked at the. Create a PowerPoint in which you present the three main geological threats to Californians and what people can do to prepare for avoid, copewith them..


Use the links in this webquest to explore Californiaís water situation:


Replacements for a couple of dead links in the above webquest:




          Using the information based in the links you pursued in the webquest, play the role of an advisor to the state water resources board. Make a written report or PowerPoint presentation or Word paper presenting your solution to Californiaís looming water crisis.Include graphs and pictures to illustrate the problem.

Tangible Products

Hazards PowerPoint


Tangible Products

  • PowerPoint or Word presentation presenting a solution to Californiaís water crisis