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Engineering Ambassador Evaluation Instrument
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16 Dec 2012 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Thalia Anagnos, Alicia Lynn Lyman-Holt, Claudia C Marin, NEES EOT
This survey aims to evaluate the impact of serving as an engineering ambassador on student development. Questions address gains in self efficacy; interest in pursuing undergraduate research and...
Become an Engineer
09 May 2012 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
Build a structure to survive a wave. Waves can hurt or kill humans, as well as damage structures like houses, stores, and power plants. The goal of an engineer is to save lives and prevent damage...
05 Dec 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Heidi Pence, NEES EOT
To give students a visual example, using a slinky, of how an energy wave propagates through the Earth. K-12 Earthquake Activity Teaching Modules A Joint Project of the Network for Earthquake...
Make Your Own Earthquake: K - 4 Lesson Plan
26 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Jason Lloyd, NEES EOT
Make your Own Earthquake: Students will be able to generate energy waves and observe their amplitudes as recorded by a simple seismometer. They'll make their own earthquake!
Make Your Own Earthquake: Grade 5 - 8 Lesson Plan
Make your Own Earthquake: Students will be able to generate energy waves and observe their amplitudes as recorded by an accelerometer. The introduction to the lesson will develop the path your...
Make Your Own Earthquake: Grade 9 - 12 Lesson Plan
Make your Own Earthquake: Students will be able to generate energy waves and observe their amplitudes as recorded by an accelerometer. Students will use the recorded accelerations to further...
Make Your Own Earthquake: Seismic Waves and the Slinky: A Guide for Teachers
11 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
Make your Own Earthquake: This teaching guide is designed to introduce the concepts of waves and seismic waves that propagate within the Earth, and to provide ideas and suggestions for how to...
Earthquake in the Classroom
05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects
Students will learn how engineers construct buildings to withstand damage from earthquakes by building their own structure with toothpicks and marshmallows. Students will test how earthquake-proof...
Make Some Waves
In this activity, students use their own creativity (and their bodies) to make longitudinal and transverse waves. Through the use of common items, they will investigate the different between...
Save Our City!
Students learn about various natural hazards and specific methods engineers use to prevent these hazards from becoming natural disasters. They study a hypothetical map of an area covered with...
Seismology in the Classroom
Students learn about seismology by using a sample seismograph constructed out of common classroom materials. The seismograph creates a seismogram based on vibrations caused by moving a ruler. The...
Survive That Tsunami!
05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
Students use a table-top-sized tsunami generator to observe the formation and devastation of a tsunami. They see how a tsunami moves across the ocean and what happens when it reaches the...