Welcome! Geophysics graduate student, Elizabeth Sherrill is here to introduce the Science Fest 2020 seismology series and explain how to earn your Master of Disaster badge. How Seismometers Work Resident IU faculty member and seismologist, Dr. Michael Hamburger explains.
Before you Begin Make sure you understand Earthquake! Part 1 before tackling this challenge! Earthquake Location with Michael Join Dr. Michael Hamburger again for a video explaining how seismologists locate earthquakes using seismograms. Then put it into practice with an
Before you Begin Make sure you understand Earthquake! Parts 1 & 2 before tackling this challenge! Introduction The Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale provides scientists with a method to quantify the shaking generated by an earthquake, as experienced at any point at the
Materials Checklist • Scissors• Glue or Tape What is a trihexaflexagon? The puzzle strip you are about to assemble is called a trihexaflexagon—a hexagon with three faces. A type of folded puzzle, it reveals different faces or designs once assembled. Similar to a Möbius strip, the
On May 19, 2020 the Edenville Dam in Edenville, MI failed. Fortunately no lives were lost, but 10,000 people were displaced or evacuated, more than 2,000 homes were damaged or destroyed, and tens to hundreds of millions of dollars in damages occurred. This dam failure released floodwaters
Tour the Greenhouse Home to nearly 800 species of plants from around the world, the Greenhouse is also a working research facility. Meet the Century Plant Fun facts about the Century Plant… bats, sugar, and thread!
A Microbial Story Follow a bacterial cell as it alters its physiology to survive diverse environments and encounters with strange and sometimes dangerous microbes. Logarithmic Scale Worksheet Extra Credit
Bee Development This video contains a description of the development of a honey bee. Grafting Larvae This video features a short excerpt from a day in the life of a bee researcher. Once we remove a frame of brood from a hive box, we use a plastic tool to scoop individual