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Outreach Event: Shake Table Competition for Junior High School Students

Hosts: Blume Earthquake Engineering Research Center, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center &Talented Education (GATE) program

SLC Representative: Curt B. Haselton

Venue : Blume Earthquake Engineering Research Center, Stanford University

Date : April 23, 2005

Event Description: The junior high school students from San Carlos, California built "water towers" out of materials such as popsicle sticks, straws, and hot-glue. The towers then competed to see which tower would survive the largest earthquake on the Blume Earthquake Engineering Research Center shake table.

 

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