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  1. Blinky Bug

    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.

    http://nees.org/resources/4338

  2. RAPID: Impact of Debris Generated from the 2011 Tohoku, Japan Tsunami

    09 Feb 2012 | Poster | Contributor(s): Clay Naito, Dan Cox, Ron Riggs

    On March 11, 2011 a magnitude 9.0 earthquake occurred off the northeast coast of Honshu, Japan.  The Tohoku Earthquake, as it is now known, was focused in the subduction zone plate boundary...

    http://nees.org/resources/4268

  3. RAPID: The Tohoku Catastrophe: Volunteers and Non-Profit Organizations in Post-Kobe Japan

    09 Feb 2012 | Poster | Contributor(s): Alex Greer

      Following Quarantelli (2000, 2005), catastrophes are significantly different types of events from disasters, especially in their response and consequences. In fact, relatively few...

    http://nees.org/resources/4254

  4. RAPID Christchurch: Data Collection on Performance of Wood Diaphragms

    07 Feb 2012 | Poster | Contributor(s): Roberto Leon

    The objective of this project is to collect data on the performance unreinforced masonry (URM) construction during the Feb. 22, 2011 Christchurch (New Zealand) earthquake. Specifically, the...

    http://nees.org/resources/4223

  5. ProvenRobots.com – Potential Solution for High Tech Disasters

    03 Feb 2012 | Poster | Contributor(s): Mark Haley

    o Analytical Software Inc. (President, Professor Mark Haley) funded by National Science Foundation (NSF), added potential autonomous capabilities to the Packbot,key robot operating inside...

    http://nees.org/resources/4168

  6. Forensic Analysis of Eccentrically Braced Fracture in the 22nd February, 2011 Christchurch Earthquake

    31 Jan 2012 | Poster | Contributor(s): Amit Kanvinde

      A detailed forensic analysis of field fractures of Eccentrically Braced Frames (EBFs) is presented. These fractures, which occurred during the February 22, 2011 Christchurch, New Zealand...

    http://nees.org/resources/4143

  7. 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...

    http://nees.org/resources/3839

  8. Mountains and Sedimentary Rock

    29 Nov 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Hanna Vincent, NEES EOT

    Explore how moving continental plates can form mountains using a simple experiment with sand and flour. Why do mountains and some hills have layered rocks in them? Standards: National Science...

    http://nees.org/resources/3918

  9. South America and Africa Puzzle

    29 Nov 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Hanna Vincent, NEES EOT

    See how well South America and Africa fit together! I wonder why that is..... Do you think that the two continents were once next to each other? National Science Standards: K-4 Content...

    http://nees.org/resources/3916

  10. Understanding How Earthquakes Affect the Built Environment: Day 4

    13 Oct 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Amy Cerato, NEES EOT

    This engineering educational module on the behavior of piles in soft clays during earthquake loading seeks to introduce engineering as a viable career to 5th-8th graders and teach students how...

    http://nees.org/resources/3691

  11. Understanding How Earthquakes Affect the Built Environment: Day 3

    13 Oct 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Amy Cerato, NEES EOT

    This engineering educational module on the behavior of piles in soft clays during earthquake loading seeks to introduce engineering as a viable career to 5th-8th graders and teach students how...

    http://nees.org/resources/3690

  12. Understanding how Earthquakes Affect Built Environment

    07 Oct 2011 | Series | Contributor(s): Amy Cerato, NEES EOT

    This is a 5 part series designated for 5th - 8th grade students. This engineering educational module on the behavior of piles in soft clays during earthquake loading seeks to introduce...

    http://nees.org/resources/3651

  13. Understanding How Earthquakes Affect the Built Environment: Day 1

    07 Oct 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Amy Cerato, NEES EOT

    This engineering educational module on the behavior of piles in soft clays during earthquake loading seeks to introduce engineering as a viable career to 5th-8th graders and teach students how...

    http://nees.org/resources/3652

  14. Understanding How Earthquakes Affect the Built Environment: Day 2

    07 Oct 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Amy Cerato, NEES EOT

    This engineering educational module on the behavior of piles in soft clays during earthquake loading seeks to introduce engineering as a viable career to 5th-8th graders and teach students how...

    http://nees.org/resources/3654

  15. Geologic Time and Half Life (Sam Lee)

    27 Sep 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    In this activity, the idea of radioactive decay, or a half life, is shown to students through a simple demonstration involving the number of heads-up pennies in a box. - Activity Objectives...

    http://nees.org/resources/3600

  16. MCEER Activity: Building Structure Exercise

    31 Aug 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Students will build structures out of various household materials, then test them on a shake table. More details regarding this activity can be found at...

    http://nees.org/resources/3535

  17. 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,...

    http://nees.org/resources/3533

  18. Mini Wave Flume Training Guide

    29 Aug 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Alicia Lynn Lyman-Holt

    Developed by Alicia Lyman Holt for National Engineering Week. See attachments for more information.

    http://nees.org/resources/3496

  19. 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...

    http://nees.org/resources/3523

  20. Survive That Wave!

    29 Aug 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Tenille Denise Medley, Velvet Fitzpatrick

    Survive that Wave! Is a fun game similar to the outdoor game tag. Team captains must lead their team to safety. This game is best played outdoors on a sunny day! The objective of this game is to...

    http://nees.org/resources/3519