Cracking Dams
http://simscience.org/cracks/index.html

Megann Polaha, Former CFG Graduate Student , currently: Business Analyst, Government & Education Management Systems group


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.

This description of a site outside SERC has not been vetted by SERC staff and may be incomplete or incorrect. If you have information we can use to flesh out or correct this record let us know.


This resource is referenced here:
Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology, Geology
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)
Topics: Hydrosphere/Cryosphere, Earth surface, Human Dimensions/Resources