California Travel Tips

Young Inventors Get a Jolt

Published on: January 09, 2017


By C. MacDonald

Students get to show their creativity every year at science and engineering fairs throughout California. I participated in one as a junior high school student, creating a seismograph with the help of two brainy peers. OurĀ fascinating exhibit at the county science fair won first place.

Elated, we decided to keep our machine on during the night. What a night we chose! The evening of Friday, March 27, 1964 went down in history when the Great Alaskan 9.2 Earthquake’s after-tremors were felt across the Bay Area. The next morning, our excited team rushed to the science hall to see how our seismograph had recorded history. ReadĀ the full story…>

Previous: « | Next: »
Comments are closed.

Subscribe to our newsletters!

Popular Pictures