Week 4

Outline

Overview

Session 1

Questions

What is an earthquake?

Why does an earthquake occur?

Goal

To understand the preventative perspective of dealing with potential earthquake

To research the things that can be done for bridges to resist earthquake

Activities

Research on resisting an earthquake

Resources

Bridge Videos

Outcomes

Presentation on strategies for resisting earthquake

Session 2

Questions

What are the damages of an earthquake?

Goal

To learn about strong bridges

To decide the type of bridge for the final bridge design

Activities

Research strong bridges

Group discussion on the type of bridge to build

Resources

Readings and research in groups

Outcomes

Presentation on strategies for resisting earthquake

Present the condition of the bridge location