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  1. Quake Turns Ground to Liquid (Hacking the Planet episode)

    30 Dec 2013 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Kenneth Stokoe, NEES EOT

    Earthquake vibrations can turn soil into a liquid. This process is called liquefaction.  This 1.5 minute video provides visual demonstrations of how liquefaction occurs using the large shaker...

  2. NEES Teaching Demonstration: Soil Liquefaction

    23 Jun 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Jason Lloyd, NEES EOT

    Students will be able to observe soil liquefaction and its potential effects on adjacent structures and infrastructure. This demonstration will need to be made age-appropriate by the lesson that...

  3. Liquefaction Animation

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    An animation from the USGS describing a process by which water-saturated sediment temporarily loses strength and acts as a fluid, like when you wiggle your toes in the wet sand near the water at...