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Volcanoes

Heat Underground

May not subterraneous fire be considered as
the great plough
(if I may be allowed the expression)
which Nature makes use of to turn up the
bowels of the earth?

Sir William Hamilton

 
 
Hands-on Lessons, Labs, & Activities
  Modeling Volcanoes - show how magma rises with this quick
    investigation
  Volcanic Decisions - students explore issues of volcano hazards
    at different scales, from their local environment to the global
    effect of volcanic aerosols on climate and aircraft safety
    Maps to use the above activity
    Original activity from NASA
  Deadly Data - practice data interpretation and graphing skills
    with historic volcano data
  How Does Your Magma Grow - magma and hotspots lesson
    from NOAA
  Cake Batter Lava - understand some of the geological processes
    and the structures that form as lava flows; from Hawai'i Space
    Grant College
  Gelatin Volcanoes - understand how and why magma moves
    inside volcanoes; from Hawai'i Space Grant College
  Making and Mapping a Volcano - the focus of this lesson is
    the sequence of lava flows produced by multiple eruption; from
    NASA
  Islands, Reefs and a Hotspot - formation of the Hawaiian
    archipelago; from NOAA
  What’s the Difference? - volcanic processes at convergent and
    divergent tectonic plate boundaries; from NOAA
  Unexplored! - scientific exploration of deep-sea volcanoes; NOAA
  Its Going to Blow Up! - volcanism on the Pacific Ring of Fire; NOAA
  Roots of the Mariana Arc - NOAA
  The Volcano Factory - volcanism on the Mariana Arc; NOAA
Multimedia and Online Resources
  PowerPoint - Volcanoes
  Can We Predict Volcanic Eruption? - interactive from
    Annenberg Media
  Volcanoes - Annenberg Learner Interactive
  Volcano Explorer - virtual volcano
  A Volcanic Eruption - Iknowthat (Flash-based)
  Volcanoes of the World
  Volcanoes - Flash-based cartoon
  PBS Learning Media - free signup required
  Animated Guide from BBC
  Virtual Lab from Glencoe - How does magma's composition affect
    eruption?; Flash-based
Review, Reinforcement, and Assessment Lessons and Activities
  Eruption! - describe perceptions of a volcanic eruption in a
    personal journal entry; from USGS
  Types of volcanoes graphic organizer
  3D/Interactive Graphic Organizer - types of volcanoes; cinder
    cone, shield volcano, composite volcano, lava dome
  3D/Interactive Graphic Organizer - types of volcanoes: cinder
    cone, shield volcano, composite volcano
  3D/Interactive Graphic Organizer - parts of a volcano
  Volcano Review Board Game
    Cards for the above game
  Volcano Vocabulary Quizlet
  Quizizz Quiz

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