Make Your Own Earthquake: Seismac Activity I: "Take the pulse of your classroom using Seismac!"
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11 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
Students should already have received instruction on the basic principles of seismic waves. For ideas on how to provide this instruction please see:...
Make Your Own Earthquake: Earthquake Resistant Structure Using Wood Blocks
25 Mar 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Tenille Denise Medley
Part of the Make Your Own Earthquake series. Students will divide into groups of 3 or 4. Each group will perform three separate experiments using wooden blocks on a shake table to demonstrate how...
Amateur video of liquefaction during Earthquake
21 Mar 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Rajesh Thyagarajan
Amateur video of liquefaction during Earthquake - CNN iReporter Brent Kooi catches the earth moving and cracking beneath his feet as the quake strikes Japan. March 11, 2011.
Feb 09 2011
HASTI 2011 - Hoosiers Association of Science Teachers, Inc - NEES booth
Knowledge Representation and Design for Managing Product Obsolescence
04 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Peter Sandborn
Fast moving technologies cause commercial high-tech components to have shortened procurement life cycles, rendering them obsolete quickly. The fast turnover of technology creates problems for...
Tsunami Wave Impact Forces on Cylinders
16 Aug 2010 | Active Documents | Contributor(s): Philip Liu, Harry Yeh, Solomon Yim
The impact of tsunami (or solitary wave) as well as cnoidal waves on an array of cylinders will be examined under this experiment. The purpose of the experiment is to provide accurate wave runup,...
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...
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...