Building and Testing Earthquake-Resistant Structures

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Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
4 5 6 7 8
Language:English
Organization:American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Summary:Students will be able to discuss how different magnitudes of earthquakes affect structures differently by simulating how buildings become damaged in an earthquake.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 1; Big Idea 4; Big Idea 8
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS1.C; ESS2.A; ESS2.C; ESS3.A; ESS3.B
NGSS Performance Expectations:4-ESS3-2; 5-ESS2-2; HS-ESS1-5; HS-ESS2-1; HS-ESS2-3; HS-ESS3-1; HS-ESS3-3; HS-ESS3-6; MS-ESS2-1; MS-ESS3-1; MS-ESS3-2
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Developing and using models; Engaging in argument from evidence; Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information; Planning and carrying out investigations; Using mathematics and computational thinking
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Energy and matter: Flows, cycles, and conservation; Patterns; Scale, proportion, and quantity; Stability and change; Systems and system models
Subjects: 6-8; earthquake; elementary school; engineering; middle school
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692 |a Big Idea 1|Big Idea 4|Big Idea 8 
693 |a Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation|Energy and matter: Flows, cycles, and conservation|Patterns|Scale, proportion, and quantity|Stability and change|Systems and system models 
694 |a ESS3.B|ESS2.C|ESS2.A|ESS3.A|ESS1.C 
695 |a 4-ESS3-2|5-ESS2-2|MS-ESS2-1|MS-ESS3-2|MS-ESS3-1|HS-ESS1-5|HS-ESS2-1|HS-ESS2-3|HS-ESS3-1|HS-ESS3-3|HS-ESS3-6 
696 |a Analyzing and interpreting data|Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering)|Developing and using models|Engaging in argument from evidence|Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information|Planning and carrying out investigations|Using mathematics and computational thinking 
697 |a 2018-09-24T23:00:54Z 
698 |a 2018-12-04T18:32:34Z 
856 4 |u http://www.agiweb.org/education/aapg/invest/invest13.html