Water Erosion and the Effects of Earthquakes

High schoolers participate in an activity in which they simulate geological events such as earthquakes and erosion. For a fifteen to twenty minute time period, they shake a jar with 100 grams of marble chips and water. They measure the mass of the marble chips at the end of the time period and determine how much mass was lost.

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9th - 12th
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