Students explore the various types of damage that can occur from an earthquake and understand why certain areas and structures are more prone to damage than others.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Earthquake Safe Structures.
To encourage students to generate questions, activate their prior knowledge, and collect information to answer their own questions using a Question and Answer Table.
Using the history and current retrofit of the San Francisco Bay Bridge as a case study, students will use a simulation to understand the different types of bridges and will be challenged to create their own toothpick bridge.
The eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was replaced with an earthquake resistant self-anchored suspension bridge becuase the old span was found to be unsafe in an earthquake.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Earthquake Safe Structures. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Earthquake Safe Structures.