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  1. Build a Classroom Wave Tank

    15 May 2012 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Objective: Build a small classroom wave tank that can be used for demonstrating wave motion and engineering/technology lessons on tsunami preparedness. Materials List ($229.48) One 2'x4'x 1/2"...

    http://nees.org/resources/4459

  2. Become an Engineer

    09 May 2012 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Build a structure to survive a wave. Waves can hurt or kill humans, as well as damage structures like houses, stores, and power plants. The goal of an engineer is to save lives and prevent damage...

    http://nees.org/resources/4432

  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. 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

  6. Tsunami in a Sweater Box

    24 Aug 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Tenille Denise Medley, NEES EOT

    Students use a sweater box and fish gravel to simulate the effects of a tsunami on a beach. They see how a tsunami moves across the ocean and what happens when it reaches the continental shelf....

    http://nees.org/resources/3485

  7. Make Your Own Earthquake: Seismic Waves and the Slinky: A Guide for Teachers

    11 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Make your Own Earthquake: This teaching guide is designed to introduce the concepts of waves and seismic waves that propagate within the Earth, and to provide ideas and suggestions for how to...

    http://nees.org/resources/2809

  8. Earthquake in the Classroom

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Students will learn how engineers construct buildings to withstand damage from earthquakes by building their own structure with toothpicks and marshmallows. Students will test how earthquake-proof...

    http://nees.org/resources/564

  9. Make Some Waves

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    In this activity, students use their own creativity (and their bodies) to make longitudinal and transverse waves. Through the use of common items, they will investigate the different between...

    http://nees.org/resources/576

  10. Save Our City!

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Students learn about various natural hazards and specific methods engineers use to prevent these hazards from becoming natural disasters. They study a hypothetical map of an area covered with...

    http://nees.org/resources/579

  11. Survive That Tsunami!

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Students use a table-top-sized tsunami generator to observe the formation and devastation of a tsunami. They see how a tsunami moves across the ocean and what happens when it reaches the...

    http://nees.org/resources/585