Gelatinous Earthquakes

Recently our students studied waves and part of that study involved how earthquake waves work. This learning was combined with an engineering task to design and construct a structure with various constraints that would withstand and earthquake. The quake was simulated with a pan of jello. After the initial quake and aftershocks, student teams improved their designs for a second trial.

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Posted on November 1, 2016, in STEM and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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