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  1. Dynamic Response of the SFSI Structure video

    14 Aug 2012 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Jamison Steidl, NEES EOT

    Dynamic Response of the SFSI Structure Shaker Test at the Garner Valley Field Site Animation of the Recorded Response Time x 0.5 Displacements x 75,000 A uniaxial shaker is mounted...

    http://nees.org/resources/4874

  2. Locating the Epicenter of a Simulated Earthquake by Triangulation

    13 Dec 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Catherine Ellen French, NEES EOT

    Students will learn how earthquake waves travel through the Earth at different speeds. From these speeds, students will be able to locate the epicenter of a simulated earthquake by triangulation. ...

    http://nees.org/resources/4026

  3. Slinky Waves

    09 Nov 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Catherine Ellen French, NEES EOT

    When an earthquake occurs, energy is released in the form of seismic waves. This activity uses slinkys, toothpicks and marshmallows to explore two types of seismic waves (p-waves and s-waves) and...

    http://nees.org/resources/3826

  4. Seismology in the Classroom

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Students learn about seismology by using a sample seismograph constructed out of common classroom materials. The seismograph creates a seismogram based on vibrations caused by moving a ruler. The...

    http://nees.org/resources/580