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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
Resource Type: Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Demonstration
Instructional Material -- Lesson/Lesson Plan
Instructional Material -- Interactive Simulation
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Middle School
Elementary School
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access
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