The following challenge explores various issues and opportunities related to designing resilient structures to earthquake activity. You will be following a learning cycle designed to support your inquiry process into the challenge and follow through learning activities designed to support your understanding of governing scientific principles and engineering skills associated with designing buildings.
Please follow the direction in each section and respond to the best of your ability. Input your responses in this document and save your work.
The STAR Legacy cycle provides an instructional sequences designed to support systematic investigation of interesting callenges. With this design many active learning expereinces can be linked together to create an effective learning experiences based on the How People Learn Framework. http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=9853
Researchers should cite this work as follows:
Mohammad Faizan Azam; Sean Brophy; NEES EOT (2010), "Structures Learning Module," http://nees.org/resources/883.