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Title: Forces Lab
Url: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/lab/forces.html
Publisher: PBS Online
Description: This set of interactive online simulations shows the forces that may be at work on geologic structures or on man-made structures during an earthquake. Users can see examples of compression, tension, bending, and torsion. Each simulation also features a link to a photo of a real-life example.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Plate tectonics
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Volcanoes and earthquakes
Science -- Physics -- Force and energy (General)
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Geology -- Earthquakes
Geology -- Plate tectonics
Physics -- Force
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Format: flash
html
Audience: Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Astronomy
earth science
Education (General)
Geology
Geophysics
Natural hazards
Physical sciences
science
Space sciences
Date Of Record Release: 2011-11-01 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-08-10 11:59:49 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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Resource URL Clicks: 5
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