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Shake Things Up!
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25 Nov 2014 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Joe Paul Trudeau, Hanna Vincent, NEES EOT
This activity will educate students about earthquakes and vibrations using a shake table and the Quake Catcher Network (QCN) device. This experiment asks students to graph data for the...
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...
Earthquake Waves and Propagation Through a Surface
29 Nov 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Heidi Pence, NEES EOT
Purpose: To give students a demonstration of how earthquake waves propagate through the earth using a Quake Catcher Network (QCN) device to record the material response.
Fault Slip - Grades 6-8
Students will learn graphing skills, data interpretation, and earthquake mechanics through the use of the Quake Catcher Network (QCN) device and a gritted surface to demonstrate fault slip.
Fault Slip - Grades 9-12
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!
Make Your Own Earthquake: Grade 9 - 12 Lesson Plan
Make your Own Earthquake: Students will be able to generate energy waves and observe their amplitudes as recorded by an accelerometer. Students will use the recorded accelerations to further...
Make Your Own Earthquake Setup Video
27 Jan 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
How to set up "Make Your Own Earthquake" for use in your own classroom.
Video created by Hank Ratzesberger.
The Quake-Catcher Network
10 Jan 2011 | Tools
The Quake-Catcher Network is a collaborative initiative for developing the world's largest, low-cost strong-motion seismic network by utilizing sensors in and attached to internet-connected computers.
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!