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Building It Better
Premiere Date: 11/26/2008; 56 minutes


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How are we protecting our buildings -- and ourselves -- from the next big earthquake? Find out when UCSD-TV joins universities and industry from around the country at UCSD's Englekirk Center to perform the largest real-time seismic test of a concrete structure ever conducted. (#13839)

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Earth Sciences

Plate Tectonics and Earth's Structure

1. Plate tectonics accounts for important features of Earth's surface and major geologic events.

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