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Title: Seismic Waves and the Slinky: A Guide for Teachers
Url: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~braile/edumod/slinky/slinky.htm
Creator: Braile, L. W.
Publisher: Purdue University
Description: This teacher's guide is intended to provide suggestions on how to teach about seismic waves. It provides information on the types and properties of seismic waves and instructions for using some simple materials, especially the 'slinky', to demonstrate seismic wave characteristics and wave propagation. These activities can be performed by the students themselves, or as demonstrations by the teacher.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Volcanoes and earthquakes -- Earthquakes. Seismology
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Volcanoes and earthquakes -- Earthquakes. Seismology -- Seismic waves. Elastic waves
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Geology
Science -- Physical sciences
Social studies -- Geography
Key Concept: Geology -- Earthquakes
Geology -- Natural hazards
Geology -- Seismic waves
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: L. Braile
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-05-26 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-06-15 15:29:25 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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