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Structural hazards

Source(s):  ParsQuake: Earthquake Education in the Global Persian Community

This lesson introduces students to some of the basic concepts behind structural hazards in the context of earthquakes. Many cities have a variety of building sizes, shapes, architectural styles, and materials. This lesson covers the basic ideas concerning how structures respond to earthquakes using a tabletop exercise and three hands-on activities. The tabletop exercise consists of visual analysis of actual pictures taken in earthquake areas in Central Asia. The hands-on activities will explore how structures respond to applied loads.

Format

Format Games, Activities, Exercises
Sub-format Drill / Scenario / Simulation
Number of pages/running time 3-4 hours

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Multimedia and Websites  •  Digital Video  •  00:38:02

Target audiences

Primary

Group: Trainers/Teachers/Facilitators

Sub-group: Secondary School Teachers

Secondary

Group: Trainers/Teachers/Facilitators

Sub-group: Primary School Teachers

Educational usage

reading level Educational (primary reading level)
educational usage Curricular/Formal
Curricular Life Skills / Health / Safety / Occupational Safet



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  • Year of publication 2017
  • Language(s) English, Russian, Tajik, Farsi
  • Price Free

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