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April 27, 2011, 9 am - 2:15 pm, Presentation at Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Event location:
Missouri Department of Natural Resources
111 Fairgrounds Road
Rolla, MO 65401 (Map)

Contact Person:
Hylan Beydler, Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geology and Land Survey, hylan.beydler@dnr.mo.gov, 573-368-2118


Summary:
Three hundred Rolla Middle School fifth grade students will learn about earthquake potential in Missouri. Attendees will participate in a ShakeOut exercise and view the two videos submitted to DNR by Ballwin, and Dent County Missouri students (first and second in the pick list): http://www.youtube.com/shakeoutmissouri


Full Description:
Three hundred fifth grade students from Rolla Middle School (and their teachers) will visit the Missouri Department of Natural Resources' Rolla campus to learn about careers in the earth sciences. One module will be devoted to earthquakes. Students will learn about earthquake potential in Missouri and about the historic New Madrid earthquakes that occurred in the winter of 2011-12. Attendees will participate in a ShakeOut exercise and view the grand prize winning video submitted to DNR by Ballwin, and Dent County Missouri students (first and second in the pick list): http://www.youtube.com/shakeoutmissouri




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