SESI Classroom Education and Outreach

Palo Alto, CA –
May 25, 2018 | Stanford student chapter visits local high school physics classroom.

 

Classroom Education and Outreach

Co-Chair: Thalia Anagnos 
Co-Chair: Lelli Van Den Einde 

Members: Vince Pericoli, Mary Fatih Silva, Heidi Tremayne, Eddie Vega, Ivan Wong, James Mallard, Alex Lee, Zoe Yin, Cindy Qian, Zahraa Saiyed, Barbara Simpson  

Charge: Use education in the classroom to create on ongoing dialog with parents, teachers, and administrators and to develop advocates for earthquake school safety. Bring together EERI regional and student chapters to collaborate on delivering the activities and serving as expert resources for stakeholders. 

 

Classroom Curriculum

4 th Earthquake Engineering Classroom Lessons:

1- Intro for teachers material | Download material (6.1 MB .zip)

  • Lesson Summary and Curriculum Mapping (.docx, PDF) 
  • Materials List (.docx, PDF)

2- Posters material | Download material (7.8 MB .zip)

  • Engineering Design Process (.docx, PDF)
  • Talk Like a Scientist (.docx, PDF)
  • Vocabulary List (.docx, PDF)

2- Posters material | Download material (7.8 MB .zip)

  • Engineering Design Process (.docx, PDF)
  • Talk Like a Scientist (.docx, PDF)
  • Vocabulary List (.docx, PDF)

3- Lessons 1-2 | Download material (22 MB .zip)

  • Lessons 1-2 Combined  (.docx, PDF)
  • Design Element Worksheets – Teacher version with answers  (.docx, PDF)
  • Design Element Worksheets – Student version  (.docx, PDF)
  • Group Data Sheets  (.docx, PDF)
  • Lesson 1 Supplement  (.docx, PDF)
  • 30 day M 4.5 Earthquakes Worldwide (.png)
  • Performance Descrption Chart (.png)
  • Earthquake Engineering Presentation (.ppt)

4- Lessons 3-4 | Download material (7 MB .zip)

  • Lessons 3-4 Combined  (.docx, PDF)
  • Oakland Design Challenge Worksheet  (.docx, PDF)

See the classroom curriculum in action!
Here is someone delivering the 4th grade curriculum in two parts:

SESI-Classroom-Training-Video-4th-Grade-Lesson-2015-12 from EERI on Vimeo.

SESI-Classroom-Training-Video-4th-Grade-Lesson-2015-12-Part2-update from EERI on Vimeo.

 

5 th – 12 th Tsunami and Sand Bins Classroom Curriculum:

1- Tsunami and Sand Bins material | Download material (771 KB .zip)

  • Lesson Plan Outline (.docx, .PDF)
  • Questions for a guided discussion before students start to design and build (.docx, .PDF)
  • Tsunami and Sand Bins worksheet (.docx, .PDF)
  • Tsunami and Sand Bins cost worksheet (.docx, .PDF)