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Title
Proceedings from the Conference on Disaster Preparedness: The Place of Earthquake Education in Our Schools. Held in Buffalo, New York on July 9-11, 1989.
File
PB90207895.pdf
Author(s)
Ross, K. E. K.
Source
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC., December 31, 1989, 276 p.
Identifying Number(s)
NCEER-89-0017
Abstract
The conference report contains papers dealing with earthquake education of students, teachers, school administrators, public officials and the general public. The topic includes safety standards of several state school systems, earthquake curricula, seismic risk assessment, a state by state overview and evaluation of earthquake and natural hazard curricula, school safety suggestions, and student drills.
Keywords
Abstracts; Curriculum; Emergency preparedness; School safety; Earthquakes; Meetings; Instructional materials; School buildings; Public information programs; Disaster planning; Statistical data; Emergency programs