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Tsunami in a Sand Box
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21 Oct 2013 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Alicia Lynn Lyman-Holt
Do as the Romans: Construct an Aqueduct!
05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects
In this activity, students work with specified materials to create aqueduct components that will transport 2 liters of water across a short distance in their classroom. The goal is to build an...
Glue Stick Activity
In this activity students will use hot glue gun sticks to show tension, compression and torsion. Click here to view the web site. This material was provided by Teachengineering.org.
Load It Up!
Sliding and Stuttering
Stop the Stretching
Students will learn about composite materials, tension as a force and how they act on structural components through the design and testing a strip of plastic chair webbing. Click here to view...
Testing Fundamental Loads
Shake and Quake
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02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects
Layers of the Earth: Plate Tectonics
Earthquakes - An Introduction
Types and Magnitudes of Earthquakes
Planning for Surviving Earthquakes
What is Engineering Design?
Properties of Building Materials
This lesson allows students to explore the properties and use of building materials, and relating those materials to earthquake engineering design. Click Here To View the Site This material is...
Creating the Blueprints
Creating the Model
This lesson expands on the notion of engineering design, by building 3-D models of simple designs, and testing the structures on a shake-table. Click Here To View the Site This material is one...
Creating the Virtual Model