Tag: Earthquakes

How to Help Students Understand and Prepare for Earthquakes

Students simulate earthquake effects with a shake table.

Students simulate earthquake effects after building a shake table.  RAFT, Resource Area For Teaching, is a nonprofit organization located near the epicenter of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, an event that most adults from the area remember vividly, but that today’s students have only heard about. Given the recent South… Read More»