Support

Support Options

Submit a Support Ticket

 
You are here: Home » Tags » practical activities » All Categories

Tags: practical activities

All Categories (41-60 of 69)

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Jeopardy Powerpoint

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

    This attachment includes a Jeopardy game that was intended for 11th grade students during the summer 2011 Minority Engineering Program Camp. The topics include 11th grade mathematics, NEES trivia,...

    http://nees.org/resources/3515

  8. Pence, Heidi: Make Your Own Earthquake

    30 Jul 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Heidi Pence

    This poster describes the lesson plans that the students at UCSB have created to help provide more earthquake education. This is a rough draft of the poster, the conclusions to be made on this...

    http://nees.org/resources/3256

  9. NEES Teaching Demonstration: Earthquake-proof K'nex Buildings

    23 Jun 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Jason Lloyd, NEES EOT

    Students will be able to observe two ways engineers counter seismic accelerations on high-rise strucutres on order to make them safe. This demonstration will need to be made age-appropriate by the...

    http://nees.org/resources/2933

  10. NEES Teaching Demonstration: Shake Table Assembly

    23 Jun 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Jason Lloyd, NEES EOT

    The following is a material list, description and illustrative photos on how to construct an affordable shake table for earthquake simulation. The materials are all available at local hardware and...

    http://nees.org/resources/2938

  11. NEES Teaching Demonstration: Soil Liquefaction

    23 Jun 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Jason Lloyd, NEES EOT

    Students will be able to observe soil liquefaction and its potential effects on adjacent structures and infrastructure. This demonstration will need to be made age-appropriate by the lesson that...

    http://nees.org/resources/2942

  12. 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...

    http://nees.org/resources/2907

  13. 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

  14. Stability Functions for Members with Semirigid joint Connections

    30 Mar 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ioan H Toader

    The partial restraint of steel-frame members, which depends on the solution adopted for joint connections, affects the structural stiffness of these structures, and thus affects the overall...

    http://nees.org/resources/2749

  15. Understanding and improving the seismic behavior of pile foundations in soft clays

    04 Mar 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Amy Cerato, Amirata Taghavi, Muralee Muraleetharan, NEES EOT

    This engineering educational module on the behavior of piles in soft clays during earthquake loading sought to introduce engineering as a viable career to 8th graders as well as teach...

    http://nees.org/resources/2705

  16. Multi-objective Robust Stochastic Planning and Scheduling of Healthcare Service Providers

    18 Feb 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Sanjay Mehrotra

    Industrial Engineers and Management Scientists (Sanjay Mehrotra and Mark S. Daskin), surgeons (Heron Rodriguez), and medical educators (Debra DaRosa) at Northwestern University and the...

    http://nees.org/resources/2622

  17. 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,...

    http://nees.org/resources/2595

  18. The Integrity of Geosynthetic Elements of Waste Containment Barrier Systems Subject to Large Settlement and Seismic Loading

    18 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Mohamed G. Arab

      The objective of this project is to develop guidelines for identifying when waste settlement or seismic loading presents a threat to the integrity of geosynthetic elements of waste...

    http://nees.org/resources/2434

  19. 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

    http://nees.org/resources/2309

  20. Treatment of Greywater with Biofilters Packed with Shredded-tires and Membrane Bioreactors

    12 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Meng Hu

    With the increasing urgent water crisis, water reuse has been receiving more attention. Among several processes that can be used for greywater treatment, membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology...

    http://nees.org/resources/2330