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Pliny and the Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study volcanology and the history of Mt. Vesuvius.  In this volcanoes lesson students read articles, write a journal entry and give an oral presentation. 
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Do Some Research

For Students 4th - 7th
For this Internet research worksheet, students conduct library or Internet research on Mount Vesuvius then draw a picture and write a report about the topic.
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Types of Volcanic Eruptions

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Blow the roof off your classroom with this multimedia science lesson on volcanic eruptions. A short online video teaches young geologists about shield and composite volcanoes and explores the examples of Kilauea and Mt. Vesuvius, before...
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Philosophy - Nietzsche

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Have you built your home on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius? Why not? Friedrich Nietzsche challenges viewers to live a fulfilled and dangerous life, to use the humanities as a guide to life, and to own up to one's envy, as explained in a...
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Volcanoes: Mount Vesuvius

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explain how volcanoes form. In this earth science lesson, students identify the different types of volcanoes. They create brochures about Mt. Vesuvius before and after the eruption.
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I Got a Lava Livin' to Do in Pompeii

For Teachers 6th
Scholars imagine themselves as citizens of Pompeii in 79 AD. First they are assigned a job (or place in society like a child or slave). Then they record their daily activities for the weeks leading up to the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in...
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Perspectives on Life in Pompeii, Circa 79 AD

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers read "The Eruption of Vesuvius" and "Flight from Disaster," watch slide show of archaeological ruins in Pompeii and Herculaneum, discuss Roman culture, view Powerpoint presentation on graffiti found in Pompeii and...
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A Burning Desire to Move?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners consider the dangers of living around active volcanoes. They develop media campaigns to encourage different groups of residents around Mount Vesuvius to consider moving.
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Deadly Shadow of Vesuvius

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students view a video clip about volcanoes. They collect data and create maps to see the relationship between volcanoes, earthquakes and plates. They share their maps with the class.
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Where in the World is Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #10

For Students 5th - 7th
That traveling teacher is off again, and this time she's in a really cool place. The class reads through the clues found in the provided paragraph to determine her location. Where is she? Here's a clue: It was an ancient city that sat...
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Exploring Archaeology and Trade in the Middle School Latin Class

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students in a Latin class focus on archeology and trade from the Hellenistic period through the Middle Ages. In groups, they read various stages of a primary source documents in which they discuss and answer questions. To end the lesson,...
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Culture of Pompeii

For Students 6th - 8th
In need of a activity that focuses on the government and culture of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii? Here you'll find 16 questions related to the government, religion, society, and culture of Pompeii, prior to the eruption of Mr....
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Volcanoes

For Students 5th - 6th
In this volcanoes worksheet, students click on the links in blue to find the answers to fourteen facts about volcanoes. Students answer each question with a short answer response.
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Hazards: Third Grade Lesson Plans and Activities

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Learners discover hazards related to volcanoes and predict the effects these hazards have on people and land. As blossoming geologists explore various volcanic eruptions, including the hazards associated with them, they create their own...
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Ancient Greece Predicting Outcomes

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore world history by utilizing a SMART board. In this Greek history lesson, 6th graders read different Ancient Greece scenarios and match them with a selection from a list of probable outcomes. Students identify Mt....
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Make Your Own Volcano!

For Students 3rd - 6th
Make a volcano erupt in your own classroom! Young scientists use household and craft materials to model and simulate the eruption of a volcano.
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Pompeii: An Irresponsible Decision or Unexpected Disaster?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Living in dangerous places is nothing new. From Pompeii and its volcano to New Orleans and its vulnerability to hurricanes, humans must always contend with natural forces. Pupils first examine the history of Pompeii and then analyze the...
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Magazine Mosaics

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Almost every teacher has a stack of old magazines lying around. Get creative and turn them into mosaics! That's right, this resource explains how kids draw, design, cut, and paste to create mosaic art from recycled magazines. Connect...
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Proper Nouns

For Students 3rd - 5th
Use this instructional activity to help your class identify proper nouns. They circle the proper nouns in 16 sentences. Answer key is provided. 
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A Volcano Awakes

For Students 6th - 9th
Blow your pupils' minds with information about some of the world's most awesome natural occurrences: volcanos. Class members read a short article and respond to included questions. The focus of the resource is on understanding and...
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Romanticism: The Artistic Expression of Liberalism

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
The epic clash of reason and emotion comes to life in this informative presentation. Detailing the period of Romanticism in 19th century Europe, these slides contain pictures of the most famous pieces of art during this period. Viewers...
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Hunt the Fact Monster (Extra #2)

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Fact Monster activity, students access the Internet to one specific site to find the answers to five questions with multiple choice answers.
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Volcanoes

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What is the difference between a shield volcano and a cinder cone volcano? How does the flow of lava influence the type of rock that's formed? A presentation on different aspects of volcanoes answers these questions for middle school...
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Adjective Clause Quiz

For Students 5th - 7th
In this adjective clause worksheet, students choose who, whom, or which to complete the 12 sentences. In the last 8 sentences students write an S if which or that is the subject of the adjective clause and O if which or that is the...

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