Frequently Asked Questions
Who is eligible to receive an AS-1?
As part of its National Science Foundation-sponsored Education and Outreach Program, the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) provides an educational seismograph (on renewable loan) and related software and materials to selected teachers for use in the classroom. Annually, IRIS accepts applications from middle and high school teachers (grades 6-12) within the United States. Selected teachers are invited to a fall workshop for training and to receive their instruments.