Science teachers go to camp in San Bernardino


The Sun — Science doesn’t get much more hands-on than an Oreo cookie.

The Sun (San Bernardino County)“When you rub that cookie back and forth, those little noises you hear, that’s what an earthquake is,” said Robert de Groot, the head of the Southern California Earthquake Center at USC, grinding two pieces of a broken Oreo against one another.

He was addressing about 30 Southern California educators participating Wednesday in the second day of the three-day STEM Service Learning Institute before taking them up into the hills overlooking Cal State San Bernardino to show them the San Andreas Fault.

The article was published July 18, 2012, also appeared in the Inland Daily Bulletin, Contra Costa Times and Redlands Daily Facts.

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