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  1. 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

  2. NEES Teaching Demonstration: Earthquake-proof K'nex Buildings

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

    Students will be able to observe two ways engineers counter seismic accelerations on high-rise strucutres on order to make them safe. This demonstration will need to be made age-appropriate by the...

    https://nees.org/resources/2933

  3. NEES Teaching Demonstration: Shake Table Assembly

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

    The following is a material list, description and illustrative photos on how to construct an affordable shake table for earthquake simulation. The materials are all available at local hardware and...

    https://nees.org/resources/2938

  4. Make Your Own Earthquake: NEES@Illinois

    31 May 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Gregory Pluta, NEES EOT

    NEES@Illinois used the "Make Your Own Earthquake activity to demonstrate principles of earthquake engineering and seismic activity to K-12 students at the 2011 Engineering Open...

    https://nees.org/resources/2988

  5. Make Your Own Earthquake: K - 4 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 a simple seismometer. They'll make their own earthquake! The...

    https://nees.org/resources/2818

  6. 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

  7. Make Your Own Earthquake: The Accelerometer

    01 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Tenille Denise Medley

    The Accelerometer Introduction Acceleration is the change of movement. For example, if you are walking in the park at a speed of 3 miles per hour then you decide to start jogging at a speed of 5...

    https://nees.org/resources/2769

  8. 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

  9. Understanding and improving the seismic behavior of pile foundations in soft clays

    04 Mar 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Amy Cerato, Amirata Taghavi, Muralee Muraleetharan, NEES EOT

    This engineering educational module on the behavior of piles in soft clays during earthquake loading sought to introduce engineering as a viable career to 8th graders as well as teach...

    https://nees.org/resources/2705

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. Middle School Presentation - Plate Tectonics, Seismology and Earthquakes

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

    A Powerpoint presentation on Plate Tectonics, Seismology and Earthquakes aimed at middle school students.

    https://nees.org/resources/2601

  13. Structures Learning Module : Generating Ideas/Thoughts

    07 Sep 2010 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Generating Ideas/Thoughts Write out your initial thoughts about each of these questions. This is an exercise to help you think about some of the big ideas you need to explore in a challenge like...

    https://nees.org/resources/888

  14. Structures Learning Module : Multiple Perspectives

    07 Sep 2010 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Multiple Perspectives We asked several specialists about how to approach this situation. We found several existing solutions that might help you expand on your initial thoughts. Review these...

    https://nees.org/resources/889

  15. Structures Learning Module : Test Your Mettle

    07 Sep 2010 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Test your Mettle Activity 2: In this activity we will see how the damping ratio of base isolators relates to the maximum displacement of the structure. In the tool vary the damping ratio of the...

    https://nees.org/resources/891

  16. Structures Learning Module

    07 Sep 2010 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Mohammad Faizan Azam, Sean Brophy, NEES EOT

    Welcome The following challenge explores various issues and opportunities related to designing resilient structures to earthquake activity. You will be following a learning cycle designed to...

    https://nees.org/resources/883