In this Mystery, students will learn about the types, causes, and dangers of landslides.
In this activity, students will create a model of a sloped hillside using sand and simulate conditions that can cause a landslide to occur.
Natural hazards abound in Arizona. At the top of list: flash floods, severe weather, landslides and debris flows, earthquakes, and earth fissures.
Landslides in Arizona destroy homes, damage roads, disrupt utilities and infrastructure, and lead to deaths and injuries.