Boston College Educational Seismology Project
Engaging students of all ages in experiencing scientific inquiry
through citizen-based earthquake monitoring

BC-ESP seismogram of
the Great Japan Megaquake
of 2011.

The EQ1 educational seismograph.

Elementary school students analyzing
their seismogram
of an earthquake.

Middle school students studying earthquakes
and monitoring their classroom

Students working on the
"Build Your
Own Seismograph" exercise.
Seismic waves recorded by BC-ESP seismographs

Earthquakes recently recorded by BC-ESP

The development of the BC-ESP was supported in part by the National Science Foundation under Geoscience Education Program award No. 0331227. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.