Learning Blade: Earthquake Shaker Table

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Learning Blade: Earthquake Shaker Table by LearningBlade Jan 3, 2017

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This is an extension for the Learning Blade Haiti Orphanage Mission Challenge

Using the fully 3D printable Earthquake Shaker Table students will be able to test their structure designs for the Construction Response Activity.

Print Settings


Bottom and Top should be printed at 10 - 15% percent infill / with 2 walls.

The springs in the video were printed at the same setting, but if you want stiffer or weaker springs you change your print settings accordingly.


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Lesson Plan and Activity

The fully 3D printable Earthquake Shaker table is to be used for testing student designs for earthquake resistant buildings.

When students are testing their designs on the shaker table, have students tape their designs to the top so that it is anchored to it. There are

Materials Needed

2-3 completed Shaker Tables per class.

Follow Learning Blade Teacher guide for student construction of their building designs.

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Yes. The pins should snap into the holes in the plates and attach firmly. They're designed to flex enough to slip into the holes int the plate.

does the top just rest on the pins or should they click in firmly? I have printed it (printed really well) ..