Engineering Science Quest (ESQ) - Seismic Shake: Grades: 4-6 (Virtual)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Event Details

Join Engineering students from the University of Waterloo as we explore engineering concepts for youth!

How do engineers design a building to withstand an earthquake? Participants will learn all about seismic waves and the engineering design cycle as they attempt to build a structure stable enough to withstand an earthquake. Participants will then test their structures on their very own ‘seismic shaker’.

Grade Range: 4-6

Required Tech: computer or laptop with internet connection

Kits will be provided. Please pick them us at your selected KPL branch.


Event Type(s): School Age
Age Group(s): School Age
Presenter: University of Waterloo ESQ
Michael Cruickshank

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