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19 Jun 2013 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
These plans are for an acrylic dollhouse that can be built for use on a shake table. Lessons can be used with this dollhouse and shake table to demonstrate concepts that are discussed within...
Adaptive Reuse of Concrete Cladding Panels
07 Aug 2012 | Poster | Contributor(s): Kurt Michael McMullin, Eugenia L Tai
A NEES project focused on the seismic behavior of precast concretecladding panels generally used as building facades, also known as the PathwaysResearch Project, has just recently completed the...
Ambassador Program at Howard University overview
11 Apr 2013 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Indira Sirjue, Valencia Tayler, Samrakshak Lamichhane, NEES EOT
A power point presentation outlining the activities of the Ambassador Program at Howard University.
Antibacterial Silica Nanoparticles Impact on Water Quality: Experiments Involving MF254A, Ralstonia pickettii species, in Ultrapure Water (UPW)
02 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Lisa Jones
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the public is being bombarded with ads for cleansers, soaps, toothbrushes, dishwashing detergents, and hand lotions, all containing...
Assessment of Punching Shear Vulnerability of Slab-Column Connections with Shear Stud Reinforcement
12 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Alex DaCosta, Eric Michael Matzke, Gustavo Parra-Montesinos, Carol Shield
Best Practices in Developing Education, Outreach and Training Videos to Communicate NEES Research Findings
25 Nov 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Daniel Kuchma, Thomas Frankie, Aditya Bhagath
The purpose of this best practices document is to equip the reader to leverage advanced research work and results obtained through NEES funding to produce high quality videos for the purpose of...
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.
Building Frequency using K'NEX
19 Jun 2013 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Shawna Peterson, Jesse Hoye
The goal of this experiment is to give students insight into the behavior of two common earthquake-resisting systems for buildings, the moment frame and the brace frame, through introductory...
Correcting Sensor Metadata in the Project Warehouse
06 Jun 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Cheng Song
The presentation provides a quick guidance for editing and correcting sensor metadata after they are successfully uploaded to the Project Warehouse. Researchers are encouraged to consult the...
Creating a Shake Table for Classroom Use
13 May 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Jason Lloyd, NEES EOT
This video will demonstrate the assemby of a manual shake table that can be used with classroom projects. The shake table can be assembled using materials purchased at the local home improvement...
Data Curation at the California Digital Library
09 Feb 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): John Kunze
A survey of the data curation activities within the University of California Curation Center, including Merritt, EZID, DataONE, WAS, DataCite, data management plans, an open-source Excel add-in,...
Data Integration and Model Development to Mitigate Urban Flooding Hazards Linked to Sea Level Rise
04 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Brett F Sanders
Urban geospatial data affords a high-resolution (ca. 1 m) representation of terrain heights, land cover, and civil infrastructure that, when coupled with flood simulation algorithms,...
Data, Data, Data and How to Upload, Archive, and Describe Research Data
01 May 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Cheng Song
How to correctly upload and describe research data? What are the different types of data and how they shoudl be organized? The presentation focuses on data archiving in the Project Editor. It...
Design Squad Newspaper Table Challenge
29 Aug 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
In this activity, students will design and build a table out of newspaper tubes. The tables should be at least eight inches tall and strong enough to hold a heavy book. This activity has been...
Documentation of an Experiment in the Project Warehouse
What documentation is required and which is optional? The presentation provides guidance how to upload documentation and how to indicate what genre is uploaded. It also touches on the issues of...
Drawings - How to Archive Setup, Instrumentation, and Speciman of an Experiment in the Project Editor
The presentation shows proper archiving of the setup, instrumentation, and specimen of an experiment in the Project Editor. While researchers are free to upload additional technical documentation...
Dynamic Properties of Sandy and Gravelly Soils
02 Nov 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Farn-Yuh Menq
A two-part study was undertaken to evaluate the dynamic properties of nonplastic sandy and gravelly soils. The first part involved the development of a large-scale, multi-mode, free-free...
Effect of Earthquakes on Nonstructural Elements and Effects on Structural Bracing on the system
07 Nov 2012 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Catherine Ellen French, NEES EOT
This learning module was developed at the University of Minnesota. It contains background information from FEMA on how to identify vulnerable nonstructural elements that are likely to cause injury...
EHP Lesson: Tsunami Simulation Experiment
31 Aug 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
"""""Students read the article, "Building a Tsunami Warning System" and discuss what a tsunami is and why it is important to have a tsunami warning system. Then,...
Fault Slip - Grades 4-5
29 Nov 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Joe Paul Trudeau, NEES EOT
Students will learn data interpretation and about earthquakes through the use of the Quake Catcher Network (QCN) device and a gritted surface models fault slip. K-12 Earthquake Activity Teaching...