Unit: California Geology

 

Week 4: Landslides and Hazards Presentation

Week5: Water- Californiaís Liquid Gold

Activities

Read about landslides on the Internet:

http://landslides.usgs.gov/html_files/elnino/elninols.html

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

http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Projects/ActiveLandslides/framework.html

 

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..

Activities

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

http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/kroc/waterreclamation/

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

http://www.groundwater.org/GWBasics/gwbasics.htm

http://www.suburbanwatersystems.com/watereducation.asp

 

          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