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San Diego County has seasonal waterfalls

 

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Gravity influences water and causes it to flow to the lowest point. How does this water get to some of San Diego's highest points in the first place? Where does this water come from and why is the waterfall more intense at certain times but not at others? What can waterfalls tell us about Earth cycles? 

There are numerous waterfalls in San Diego County. Some of the taller waterfalls can be found in East County, such as the Three Sisters Waterfall in Cleveland National Forest. 

Resources: 

SanDiego.org: San Diego Waterfalls

NASA: The Water Cycle

USGS: The Water Cycle

NGSS Connections

K-ESS2-1, ESS2.D: Weather and Climate

3-ESS2-1, ESS2.D: Weather and Climate

MS-ESS2-4, ESS2.C: The Roles of Water in Earth's Surface Processes

Grade: 
K-2 ELM
3-5 ELM
6-8 MS
Discipline: 
Earth and Space Science