School Earthquake Safe Building Competition

A group of children (6th graders) in Southern California had the chance to test their earthquake safe designs on a large shake table. Great experience!

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Comment by Justin Sharpe on January 29, 2009 at 1:51pm
Great idea. Those kids won't forget the day....or why they did this! Thanks Marla!

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