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  1. Mini Wave-Flume Coastal Forest Kit

    18 Mar 2014 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Jennifer L Irish, Robert Weiss, Adrian Santiago Tate, Nicholas Zinck, Leah Potts

    This kit will introduce K-12 and undergraduate college students to tsunami flow and the effects that coastal vegetation has on this flow.  Three sets of instructions are included to suggest...

  2. New earthquake exhibit opens at MDC

    24 May 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): Aurie Swartz, NEES Media Communications

    Hometown Focus | May 24, 2013 Newspaper and online. Story covers NSF- and NEES-sponsored travelling science exhibit, "When the Earth Shakes," opening at Minnesota Discovery Center that includes...

  3. Three Chinese students directly involved in the U.S. earthquake engineering

    22 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    China Economic Net | Feb. 22, 2013 Story covers NEES and its international reach in teaching earthquake engineering. See attached PDF.

  4. Purdue lab shakes up earthquake showcase

    06 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    Lafayette Journal and Courier ( | Feb. 6, 2013 Online article covers NEES and the Bowen Lab at Purdue. Quotes NEES researcher Shirley Dyke and student Gaby Ou. See attached PDF.

  5. Purdue students research earthquake impacts on buildings, bridges: Research will help minimize damage, save lives

    06 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    WRTV Indianapolis | Feb. 6, 2013 Television and online news coverage of the Bowen Laboratory at Purdue. Quotes Shirley Dyke and Jeanne Norberg. See attached video footage.

  6. Discovering OpenSees

    05 Oct 2012 | Series | Contributor(s): Frank McKenna

    Discovering OpenSees: Surfing the waves of OpenSees is a resource for OpenSees users, containing recordings (videos), PPT presentations and accompanying examples from web-based learning series....

  7. Sep 09 2012

    Using Earthquake Field Data in Research and Education Workshop presented by NEES@UCSB

    NEES@UCSB operates the Garner Valley field site, which is a short drive from Palm Springs at Lake Hemet: is presenting a workshop and site visit at...

  8. Best Practices in Developing Education, Outreach and Training Videos to Communicate NEES Research Findings

    31 Jan 2012 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Aditya Bhagath, Thomas Frankie, Dan Kuchma

    It is often a challenge in academia to present research results in a relevant and accessible manner to both the public and the earthquake engineerin profession. In addition to presenting technical...

  9. Feb 09 2011

    HASTI 2011 - Hoosiers Association of Science Teachers, Inc - NEES booth

    The NEES Education, Outreach, and Training team will be presenting materials to K-12 teachers at the Hoosiers Association of Science Teachers, Inc conference on science education in Indinanpolis....

  10. Jan 12 2011

    History Channel Special on Earthquakes Features NEES Labs

    Title of Program: Megaquake 10.0January 12, 2011 - 9 PM ET Scientists offer insight into how and where a 10.0 megaquake could strike. This two-hour History special explores one of the most deadly...

  11. Cyber-enabled Learning Environments for Engineering and Scientific Thinking: Systems from the NEESacademy powered by NEEShub

    04 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Sean Brophy

    HUBzerotechnologies at Purdue, like nanoHUBand NEEShub, can engage learners in authentic engineering and scientific challenges involving knowledge discovery and synthesis using tools, simulations,...

  12. Oct 21 2010

    The Great California Shakeout

    The Great California ShakeOut is a drill designed to educate the public about how to protect themselves during a large earthquake, and how to get prepared. It will be the largest earthquake drill...

  13. Aug 17 2010

    2010 NEES REU Young Researchers Symposium

    The 2010 NEES REU Young Researchers Symposium will be held at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign on Wednesday, August 18. The 30 REU students will present posters of their research findings....