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  1. 11th Grade Introduction to NEES

    29 Aug 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Tenille Denise Medley, Velvet Fitzpatrick

    This powerpoint presentation gives students an overview of what NEES is and the type of research that we do.

    https://nees.org/resources/3517

  2. 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 EngineerĀ  learning object (Learning object 4432)

    https://nees.org/resources/4772

  3. 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...

    https://nees.org/resources/4149

  4. Convection Current and Tetonic Plates

    29 Nov 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Hanna Vincent, NEES EOT

    Students should understand the actions of fluids and gases with varying densities, which create convection currents. This demonstration will broaden their understanding of how such currents shape...

    https://nees.org/resources/3915

  5. Earthquake Epicenter

    29 Nov 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Sean Allen, NEES EOT

    K-12 Earthquake Activity Teaching Modules A Joint Project of the Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) and the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) In the spring of...

    https://nees.org/resources/3914

  6. Earthquake Waves

    05 Dec 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Heidi Pence, NEES EOT

    To give students a visual example, using a slinky, of how an energy wave propagates through the Earth. K-12 Earthquake Activity Teaching Modules A Joint Project of the Network for Earthquake...

    https://nees.org/resources/3848

  7. Earthquake Waves and Propagation Through a Surface

    29 Nov 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Heidi Pence, NEES EOT

    Purpose: To give students a demonstration of how earthquake waves propagate through the earth using a Quake Catcher Network (QCN) device to record the material response.

    https://nees.org/resources/3898

  8. Earthquakes and Architecture

    12 Dec 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Catherine Ellen French, NEES EOT

    This provides a framework and a Powerpoint presentation to explore possible architectual solutions (structural and aesthetic) in earthquake prone landscapes. This lesson was designed as part of a...

    https://nees.org/resources/4023

  9. Elementary School Presentation - Plate Tectonics, Seismology and Earthquakes

    09 Feb 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Jamison Steidl, NEES EOT

    A Powerpoint discussion of Plate Tectonics, Seismology and Earthquakes directed toward elementary school students.

    https://nees.org/resources/2597

  10. Everything Important About Earthquakes (And Other Assorted Information)

    29 Nov 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Hanna Vincent, NEES EOT

    https://nees.org/resources/3936

  11. Fault Slip - Grades 4-5

    29 Nov 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Joe Paul Trudeau, NEES EOT

    Students will learn data interpretation and about earthquakes through the use of the Quake Catcher Network (QCN) device and a gritted surface models fault slip. K-12 Earthquake Activity Teaching...

    https://nees.org/resources/3839

  12. Fault Slip - Grades 6-8

    29 Nov 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Joe Paul Trudeau, NEES EOT

    Students will learn graphing skills, data interpretation, and earthquake mechanics through the use of the Quake Catcher Network (QCN) device and a gritted surface to demonstrate fault slip.

    https://nees.org/resources/3919

  13. Fault Slip - Grades 9-12

    29 Nov 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Joe Paul Trudeau, NEES EOT

    Students will learn graphing skills, data interpretation, and earthquake mechanics through the use of the Quake Catcher Network (QCN) device and a gritted surface to demonstrate fault slip.

    https://nees.org/resources/3920

  14. Food Fault Lines (s'mores and more)

    29 Nov 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Hanna Vincent, NEES EOT

    Purpose: Explore what happens at fault lines using food found in your kitchen. Questions for your students: Can you think of foods that are easy to break apart and some that are difficult to...

    https://nees.org/resources/3917

  15. Global Connections for Engineering Against Natural Hazards

    28 Jan 2012 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke

    This powerpoint presentation was developed for and presented to the ME 290 Global Issues in Engineering Practice course in January 2012 at Purdue University. The presentation discusses why...

    https://nees.org/resources/4131

  16. High School Presentation - Earthquakes and Seismology

    09 Feb 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Jamison Steidl, NEES EOT

    A Powerpoint discussion of Earthquakes and Seismology, aimed at high school students.

    https://nees.org/resources/2599

  17. Jeopardy Powerpoint

    29 Aug 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Tenille Denise Medley, Velvet Fitzpatrick

    This attachment includes a Jeopardy game that was intended for 11th grade students during the summer 2011 Minority Engineering Program Camp. The topics include 11th grade mathematics, NEES trivia,...

    https://nees.org/resources/3515

  18. Locating the Epicenter of a Simulated Earthquake by Triangulation

    13 Dec 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Catherine Ellen French, NEES EOT

    Students will learn how earthquake waves travel through the Earth at different speeds. From these speeds, students will be able to locate the epicenter of a simulated earthquake by triangulation. ...

    https://nees.org/resources/4026

  19. Make Your Own Earthquake: Grade 9 - 12 Lesson Plan

    26 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Jason Lloyd, NEES EOT

    Make your Own Earthquake: Students will be able to generate energy waves and observe their amplitudes as recorded by an accelerometer. Students will use the recorded accelerations to further...

    https://nees.org/resources/2820

  20. Make Your Own Earthquake: INTRO & BACKGROUND

    01 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Make Your Own Earthquake: Earth is made of 7 major tectonic plates and numerous secondary and tertiary plates that move towards each other, away from each other or slide past each other. The...

    https://nees.org/resources/2751