About This Site

The Boston College Educational Seismology Project (BC-ESP) offers an educational opportunity for students, teachers, and their communities to be directly involved with scientific research. This project is operated by Weston Observatory, a research laboratory of the Department of Geology and Geophysics at Boston College, in partnership with the Boston College Lynch School of Education.

The primary focus of the BC-ESP is to use seismology as a medium for inviting students into the world of science research. Specifically, we encourage inquiry-based learning through investigation of earthquakes recorded by seismographs operating in K-12 schools and colleges. While students in K-12 schools and colleges remain our primary focus, the broader purpose of the BC-ESP is to encourage students of all ages to learn about and deepen their understanding of all aspects of science in general and seismology in particular.

Click here to submit comments on any topics related to this site: educational seismology, science education and outreach, science in general, your thoughts on any of the posts on this site, and/or on any other topic that you think is relevant to this discussion forum. Or, just scroll to the bottom of this page and type in your comment in the box below where it says Leave a comment. Then click on Submit Comment under that box. (If you don’t see the comments section on the bottom of this page, click on where it says Comments.)

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