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  1. Make Your Own Earthquake: NEES@Illinois

    31 May 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Gregory Pluta, NEES EOT

    NEES@Illinois used the "Make Your Own Earthquake activity to demonstrate principles of earthquake engineering and seismic activity to K-12 students at the 2011 Engineering Open...

    http://nees.org/resources/2988

  2. 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! The...

    http://nees.org/resources/2818

  3. Make Your Own Earthquake: Grade 5 - 8 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 an accelerometer. The introduction to the lesson will develop the path your...

    http://nees.org/resources/2819

  4. Make Your Own Earthquake: Grade 9 - 12 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 an accelerometer. Students will use the recorded accelerations to further...

    http://nees.org/resources/2820

  5. Make Your Own Earthquake: QCN Network Lab

    14 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    By Deborah Kane. This activity reviews the concept of acceleration and then introduces students to a sensor that records acceleration. The lab exercise leads the students through several...

    http://nees.org/resources/2825

  6. Make Your Own Earthquake: Magnitude and Intensity Lab

    11 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    by (Option 1) Deborah Kane and (Option 2) IRIS. This activity describes the differences between an earthquake's magnitude and intensity and then has students experiment with the Quake-Catcher...

    http://nees.org/resources/2807

  7. 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...

    http://nees.org/resources/2809

  8. Make Your Own Earthquake: What is a Seismometer?

    11 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Students will learn that a seismometer detects three components of motion and that a seismogram is the record of an earthquake. Prior to this activity, students should be introduced to the basics...

    http://nees.org/resources/2790

  9. Make Your Own Earthquake: Seismac Activity I: "Take the pulse of your classroom using Seismac!"

    11 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Students should already have received instruction on the basic principles of seismic waves. For ideas on how to provide this instruction please see:...

    http://nees.org/resources/2792

  10. Make Your Own Earthquake: The Accelerometer

    01 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Tenille Denise Medley

    The Accelerometer Introduction Acceleration is the change of movement. For example, if you are walking in the park at a speed of 3 miles per hour then you decide to start jogging at a speed of 5...

    http://nees.org/resources/2769

  11. Elementary School Presentation - Plate Tectonics, Seismology and Earthquakes

    09 Feb 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Jamison Steidl, NEES EOT

    A Powerpoint discussion of Plate Tectonics, Seismology and Earthquakes directed toward elementary school students.

    http://nees.org/resources/2597

  12. Middle School Presentation - Plate Tectonics, Seismology and Earthquakes

    09 Feb 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Jamison Steidl, NEES EOT

    A Powerpoint presentation on Plate Tectonics, Seismology and Earthquakes aimed at middle school students.

    http://nees.org/resources/2601

  13. Magnitude of the Richter Scale

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    In this activity, students will learn about the Richter Scale for measuring earthquakes. The students will make a booklet with drawings that represent each rating of the Richter Scale. Click...

    http://nees.org/resources/575

  14. Types and Magnitudes of Earthquakes

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    This lesson is intended to help students learn about how earthquakes are measured, and the difference of varying intensities. Students will make associations between the modified Mercalli...

    http://nees.org/resources/423

  15. Tremor Troop: Earthquakes - A Teacher's Package for K-6. Revised Edition

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    This teacher's package for grades K-6 provides ready-to-use, hands-on activities for students and teachers on the science of earthquakes and earthquake safety. This edition contains assessments...

    http://nees.org/resources/436