Resources for Using Engineering-Related Earthquake Data in Physics Classes

YouTube Videos of Classroom Activities from The Physics of Destructive Earthquakes

American Society of Civil Engineers Hazard Tool USGS Seismic Engineering Specs at any US location (subscription required)

Applied Technology Council's graphical interface to USGS Seismic Engineering Specs at any US location

Global Seismic Hazard Assessment Program (GSHAP) Data for any On-Shore Location in the World

Displacement, Velocity and Acceleration Data from Actual Earthquakes

Math Machines AAPT Presentations:

AAPT 2019 Summer Meeting Poster
AAPT 2019 Session Slides

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