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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

Shaky data collection helping students learn about seismology


Marc Lutz/Wrangell Sentinel

Shake Club students, from left, Silje Morse, Ander Edens and Andrei Bardin-Siekawitch are working on coding Raspberry Pi computers to record seismic events that could possibly occur in Wrangell.

How much does Wrangell shake, rattle and roll? Shake Club wants to find out.

Four students from grades seven through 12 have been involved with the seismic data-collection program since last fall and are getting ready to present their findings at a conference in Fairbanks this weekend.

Shake Club is a joint effort of University of Alaska Fairbanks Earthquake Center and the Teaching Through Technology (T3) Alliance program. Senior Will Ashton, sophomore Ander Edens, eighth grader Andrei Bardin-Siekawitch and seventh grader Silje Morse are learning how to program computers to detect seismic a...

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