The multimedia tool entitled Warning SEISM!- Seismic Prevention in Schools
SEISM! Seismic Prevention in Schools was created in the context
of a research project conducted in 2002 by the San Juan National
University in San Juan, Argentina, and led by Alicia Violeta Malmod
and María Isabel Balmaceda.
a multimedia software intended for students between the ages
of 7 and 12, and promotes space adequacy in schools and the
establishment of preventive behavior towards earthquakes, recognizing
the potential that schools have for disseminating information.
aims at establishing links that allow for the access of the
population at risk to the existing theoretical body on seismic
prevention. It also proposes a new way of approaching the issue
of seismic prevention, as it integrates dissimilar disciplines
and lays emphasis on knowledge building and the analysis of
this multimedia software responds to the need for a tool to be used by
teachers of primary education, in order to facilitate the implementation
of seismic prevention from a constructivist approach that includes the
participation of all sectors involved in the education community.
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