(K-12/Public) Study of Shear and Torsion
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05 Oct 2010 | Series | Contributor(s): Gregory Pluta, Dan Kuchma, Thomas Frankie, NEES EOT
Designed for K-12 viewers, and also those in the general public - this video describes the relationship between shear and torsion - and how this affects the failure of concrete columns. Conducted...
2011 Japanese Tsunami Video
26 May 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
Video taken by survivors of the 2011 Japanese tsunami as they wait on higher ground. Shows massive tsunami wave damage.
Video taken from: http://mashable.com/2011/04/17/japan-tsunami-video/
Assessment to be used with "Become An Engineer" Lesson #4432
01 Aug 2012 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Pamela McClure
This is an example of a brief exit survey/assessment that could be used after the Become An Engineer learning object (Learning object 4432)
23 Mar 2012 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Keith T Adams, Pamela McClure, NEES EOT
This little earthquake detector can be made with $5 of electronics. Designed by Keith Adams.
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...
Cyber-enabled Learning Environments for Engineering and Scientific Thinking: Systems from theÂ 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,...
Demonstrating Frequency using a "Lollipop Model"
10 Aug 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Tenille Denise Medley
In this demonstration, students will understand how energy affects three idealized building models, of varying height. This will be accomplished by introducing a source of energy into the...
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...
Drill Prepares Hoosiers for Earthquake
07 Feb 2012 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - People around Indiana and other states are using Tuesday to prepare for what to do if a big earthquake hit. It's called...
Earthquake Alarm Goes Off in School - WLFI News
08 Feb 2012 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
CLICK THE "VIEW MEDIA" BUTTON TO WATCH THE VIDEO LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - An earthquake alarm is a sound no student ever wants to hear. That's what students at Glen Acres Elementary school heard...
Earthquake Engineering Modules for K-12 Learning
13 Jan 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke, Kevin Z Truman
This document documents a teaching module containing a series of lessons that are appropriate for educating K-12 students in fundamental engineering principles. The lessons have been developed...
Earthquake simulator gives model levee a big shake
30 Aug 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
SHERMAN ISLAND -- A model levee wobbled and tossed as if it were on a giant waterbed but held up nearly intact during a series of simulated earthquakes Monday.
The tests were meant to...
Engineers Working to Make Us Safer
18 Feb 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
Video discussion of how science and engineering benefits safety for the public. Directed toward elementary school students, this video was created by NEES@Cornell and the...
EOT Student Activities with Culver Academy Engineering Students: Tsunami Wave Tank and Shake Table
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03 Oct 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Teresa Morris
On September 28, 2011, sixty junior and senior engineering students from Culver Academy visited the NEEScomm office and spent time with our EOT staff learning more about NEES. Students interacted...
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...
Japanese Tsunami Video from Sky News
07 Apr 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Nees Hub User
Breathtaking video footage of the 2011 Japanese tsunami captured by Sky News helicopters in Sendai. Narrated.
K-12 Seismic Design Competition
09 Oct 2012 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Kelly Doyle, NEES EOT
This activity introduces K-12 students to earthquake engineering concepts by allowing them to build structures and test them on an educational shake table. The competition is broken down into...
K'Nex Buildings: Cross Bracing and Pendulum Tuned Mass Damper
This classroom demonstration utilizes a manual shake table to teach K-12 students about earthquake engineering concepts. Topics covered include cross bracing and pendulum tuned mass dampers. This...
K'Nex Buildings: Structural Frequencies
In this video, Jason Lloyd explains how K-12 teachers can use a shake table to demonstrate the frequencies of structures.This demonstration can be applied to a multitude of lesson plans that...
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.