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Earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest

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Thurs., Jan. 19, 2012 | 4 – 8:30 pm
Free Teacher Workshop

Update: The workshop is cancelled due to inclement weather.

Join KCTS 9 QUEST Northwest and The Burke Museum for a free teacher workshop that will examine earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest. Special guest speaker will be Dr. Bill Steele, Seismology Lab Coordinator for the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network (PNSN).

The workshop will include earthquake-related activities to use in the classroom and a discussion with Dr. Bill Steele about earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest. KCTS will also introduce the QUEST website as a multimedia resource for science educators.

Refreshments and snacks will be provided. Clock hours are free with registration.

To register please email jmorton@KCTS9.org or 206 443-4298

The Burke Museum is on the UW campus at the corner of 17th Ave NE and NE 45th St.

 

Former Governor Gary Locke examines a large fracture formed in the street surface after the Nisqually earthquake. Olympia, WA, 2001.
This program is a partnership of KCTS 9 QUEST Northwest and the Burke Museum.