What do you think happened here? What is this called?
What do you think causes landslides?
Why do you think landslides happen more often after there's been a wildfire?
How could you stop erosion from happening?
Is there anything that would work like plants do to protect hills from getting washed away?
These online books are free with registration as an educator on Epic!
How Do Water and Wind Change Rock? by Ellen Lawrence: An interesting book about how The Wave, a rock formation in Arizona, was created. (Ages 7-9)
Soil Erosion and How to Prevent It, by Natalie Hyde: Find out where soil comes from, what erosion is, and many problems erosion may cause. (Ages 8-10)
Examining Erosion by Joelle Riley: A fascinating book that discusses the causes, problems, and benefits of erosion. (Ages 9-11)
Watch this video of a riverbed flooding, and discuss what you notice.