KQED and the California Academy of Sciences recently teamed up to produce Earthquake–a new eBook and iTunes U Course. Incorporating multimedia from both organizations, the eBook and course provide an engaging, hands-on way for students and teachers to learn about the science behind earthquakes. Videos, animations, interactive graphics and other classroom-ready materials are woven together to teach about what earthquakes are, and how they move continents, form our landscape, and fit into the larger story of plate tectonics. Learn more about these two new resources!


Andrea Aust

Andrea is the Senior Manager of Science Education for KQED. In addition to QUEST, she's had the pleasure of coordinating education and outreach for the public television series Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures and the four-hour documentary Saving the Bay. Andrea graduated from UC Berkeley with a B.A. in Environmental Science and earned her M.A. in Teaching and Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from the University of San Francisco. Prior to KQED, she taught, developed, and managed marine science and environmental education programs in Aspen, Catalina Island and the Bay Area. Follow her on Twitter at @KQEDaust.

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