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Join us for The Great California ShakeOut Drill and Presentation @ The Tech Museum of Innovation

Event location:The Tech Museum of Innovation
201 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113

Contact Person:Candace Brooks, Director Museum Experiences, The Tech Museum of Innovation,, 408-795-6266

Date/Time:October 1 - 31, 2014

Short Summary:October is Earthquake Month at The Tech, and there’s a whole slate of opportunities for you to come learn about - and prepare for - California’s most unexpected natural phenomena!

On Thursday, Oct. 16: The Great California ShakeOut Drill Join The Tech Museum and more than 20 million people around the globe in the Great ShakeOut, an annual earthquake preparedness exercise that is as fun as it is important. The drill is set for 10:16 a.m. - don't be late! The Tech will host 800+ students, teachers, chaperones and museum guests during the ShakeOut Drill on Thursday, 10/16 @ 10:16a.m

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©2014 SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center @ USC
The Great California ShakeOut Step 1: Secure it now! Step 2: Make a plan Step 3: Make disaster kits Step 4: Is your place safe? Step 5: Drop, Cover, and Hold On Step 6: Check it out! Step 7: Communicate and recover!