Still a lot to think about in terms of building near the shore
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This activity is great for addressing the force of waves on moving sand, and it starts to get students thinking about they way we build on the shore. But, there are a lot of social and community concerns to think about as well. Here is a short 2-minute video from UH News with Dr. Chip Fletcher talking about these issues:

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Exploring Our Fluid Earth, a product of the Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG), College of Education. University of Hawai?i, 2011. This document may be freely reproduced and distributed for non-profit educational purposes.