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Cracking Dams DLESE Reviewed Collection
This is a comprehensive site that looks at many components of dams, including construction, destruction, and other issues. Access is organized into three levels by grade level. Information on cracks, case histories of the building and problems associated with some well known dams, and some real and imagined scenarios are included.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
    • Tutorial
  • Visual:
    • Video
  • Text:
    • Glossary
Subject:
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
    • Physical geography
  • Hydrology
  • Physics
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
QuickTime plug-in
Franc2d download available on the site.
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
This web site contains several images from the Corel Web Graphics Suite which is protected by the copyright laws of the US, Canada, and elsewhere. Used under license. It is for viewing purposes only.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-168
Related resources:
This resource is referenced by 'EduScapes: A Site for Life-long Learners'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Megann V Polaha
Former CFG Graduate Student , currently: Business Analyst, Government & Education Management Systems group