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  1. Tsunami in a Sweater Box

    24 Aug 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Tenille Denise Medley, NEES EOT

    Students use a sweater box and fish gravel to simulate the effects of a tsunami on a beach. They see how a tsunami moves across the ocean and what happens when it reaches the continental shelf....

    http://nees.org/resources/3485

  2. Demonstrating Frequency using a "Lollipop Model"

    10 Aug 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Tenille Denise Medley

    In this demonstration, students will understand how energy affects three idealized building models, of varying height. This will be accomplished by introducing a source of energy into the...

    http://nees.org/resources/3438

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Make Your Own Earthquake: Testing Earthquakes on Paper Buildings

    14 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Steven C. Smith

    This 45 minute activity uses accelerometers to test earthquakes on paper buildings. Developed by Mr. Steven Smith, Purdue University, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Science. Please...

    http://nees.org/resources/2821

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. Make Your Own Earthquake: INTRO & BACKGROUND

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

    Make Your Own Earthquake: Earth is made of 7 major tectonic plates and numerous secondary and tertiary plates that move towards each other, away from each other or slide past each other. The...

    http://nees.org/resources/2751

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Make Your Own Earthquake

    02 Nov 2010 | Tools | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Jamison Steidl, Nees EOT

    Using a QCN sensor, anyone can make their own earthquake and print it out!

    http://nees.org/resources/myoe