Participants use snack foods in an engineering design challenge to create simple structures (6” or taller) and test – and refine – the structure’s ability to withstand “earthquakes.”
A take-home that can be sent with patrons that wish to do STEM activities at home. These at-home activities cover similar topic areas as the associated activity and could be handed out at the conclusion of a program or left on a circulation desk for patrons to take home.
Interactive website about the magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Mexico on September 19, 2017.
Most Recent Earthquakes Map
Tectonic Forces - Space Place in a Snap!
NASA Scientific Visualization Studio: Cumulative Earthquake Activity 1980-1995 with Tectonic Plates
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[Suggest a book]
Earthquake!: The 1906 San Francisco Nightmare by Lynn Brunelle
A Project Guide to Earthquakes by Claire O'Neal
What Protects Us During Natural Disasters? by Lisa Owings
Can We Protect People From Natural Disasters? by Catherine Chambers
Earthquake Games by Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori
Hurricanes by Gail Gibbons
Avalanche and Landslie Alert! by Vanessa Walker
Rosie Revere's Big Project Book for Bold Engineers
Engineered!: Engineering Design at Work
Engineer Academy, by Steve Martin and Nastia Sleptsova