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15 Jul 2014 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Serge S Chakmakjian, Lelli Van Den Einde, Tara Hutchinson
A landmark full-scale test of a five-story reinforced concrete building was conducted on the NEES@UCSD shake table. The building was completely furnished with nonstructural components and systems....
NEES-EPICS Advanced Manual Shake Table
08 May 2014 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sean Brophy
This low cost shake table provides an inexpensive, easy way to demonstrate simple harmonic waves. The shake tables use inexpensive components that can be purchase at a hardware supply store and...
UCSD Seismic Outreach
11 Apr 2014 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Lelli Van Den Einde
UCSD Seismic Outreach is an annual program that is tailored for 6th graders providing the students and teachers with an opportunity to learn about earthquake science and engineering. The proposed...
NEES Instructional Shake Table
13 Mar 2014 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sean Brophy
The NEES Instructional Shake Table (IST) can engage learners in engineering and scientific thinking associate with earthquakes and other dynamic conditions. The IST provides a low frequency force...
3D Data Viewer
27 Sep 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Barry Leibson, Jason P Thomas, Ben Steinberg, Adam Ryan
Provide 3D Views of experimental models
Curriculum Exchange: "Make Your Own Earthquake"
14 Jun 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Thalia Anagnos, Lelli Van Den Einde
The George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) is an NSF-funded research center focused on large-scale earthquake engineering research. The mission of the NEES is...
UCLA Engineers Study Stability of Watts Towers
18 Mar 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance
KTLA 5 TV | March 18, 2013 Web copy of KTLA TV news coverage. Quotes NEES engineer Bob Nigbor.
A Case Study of Earthquake Damage and Repair
11 Jan 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Nicholas Perez, Jake Moghtader, Justin Morris, NEES EOT
A Case Study of Earthquake Damage and Repair video: "An Earthquake History of Santa Barbara" Run time: 14 minutes, 10 seconds
Template questions for uploading Learning Objects into NEESacademy
09 Jan 2013 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT, Pamela McClure
The contribution process is intended to be much like composing an e-mail: You'll start with writing the introduction and main content of your contribution and later attach files to it (video,...
K'NEX Earthquake Engineering Program for 4th & 6th Grade Students
13 Dec 2012 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Heidi Tremayne (Faison)
The Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER) and nees@berkeley, an equipment site of the George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation at the University of...
K-12 Seismic Design Competition
09 Oct 2012 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Kelly Doyle, NEES EOT
This activity introduces K-12 students to earthquake engineering concepts by allowing them to build structures and test them on an educational shake table. The competition is broken down into...
West Point Bridge Designer
09 Aug 2012 | Tools | Contributor(s): Brian Rohler, Cheng Song, Ellen M. Rathje
The West Point Bridge Designer (WPBD) software provides users with tools to model, test, and optimize a steel highway bridge, based on realistic specifications, constraints, and performance criteria.
Assessment to be used with "Become An Engineer" Lesson #4432
01 Aug 2012 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Pamela McClure
This is an example of a brief exit survey/assessment that could be used after the Become An Engineer learning object (Learning object 4432)
Build a Classroom Wave Tank
15 May 2012 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
Objective: Build a small classroom wave tank that can be used for demonstrating wave motion and engineering/technology lessons on tsunami preparedness. Materials List ($229.48) One 2'x4'x 1/2"...
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...
World Earthquake 2011: Visualization Map
02 Apr 2012 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
Developed by a researcher in Japan, this 9 minute visualization shows the locations, magnitude and depths of the 9323 earthquakes with magnitude greater than or equal to 4.5 from January 1, 2011...
23 Mar 2012 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Keith T Adams, Pamela McClure, NEES EOT
This little earthquake detector can be made with $5 of electronics. Designed by Keith Adams.
Tsunami Awareness Video
10 Feb 2012 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
It can be many miles long, from 1 to 100 feet high, traveling at 400 miles per hour. This ocean monster is known as a tsunami and it can wreak havoc on coastal populations and landscapes. A...
Earthquake Alarm Goes Off in School - WLFI News
08 Feb 2012 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
CLICK THE "VIEW MEDIA" BUTTON TO WATCH THE VIDEO LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - An earthquake alarm is a sound no student ever wants to hear. That's what students at Glen Acres Elementary school heard...
Drill Prepares Hoosiers for Earthquake
07 Feb 2012 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
CLICK THE "VIEW MEDIA" BUTTON TO WATCH THE VIDEO
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - People around Indiana and other states are using Tuesday to prepare for what to do if a big earthquake hit. It's called...