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