Mud Volcano Teacher Resources

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Volcanoes!: Forecasting the Path of Mudflows

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students construct a mockup of a volcano by crumbling up newspapers and piling them into the shape of a volcano. They place a tarp over the newspapers making sure the tarp is large enough to simulate a flat area at the volcano's base....
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Volcanoes: Second Grade Lesson Plans and Activities

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Young geologists explore volcanoes with a series of engaging geology activities. First, they learn the difference between magma and lava before coloring and labeling the parts of a volcano. During the lab, individuals watch a...
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Volcano Challenge

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this volcano facts activity, students respond to 14 multiple choice questions that require them to exhibit what they know about volcanoes.
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Volcanoes Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this volcanoes worksheet, students read 10 words pertaining to volcanoes. Students match these words to their definitions in another column.
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Volcano Crossword

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this volcano crossword puzzle worksheet, students use the 8 clues and the terms in the word bank to help them correctly complete the word puzzle.
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Volcano Hazards

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars research volcano hazards in VolcanoWorld, make a paper volcano, produce and watch the effects of ashfall, produce and watch the effects of a mudflow and create a hazard map by plotting historical ashfall/mudflow data from...
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Benefits of Volcanoes

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore geology by completing a worksheet in class. In this volcanoes lesson, students read assigned text which discusses how volcanoes form and their eventual impact on the earth. Students research how New Zealand and the world...
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Seismic Activity and California Landforms

For Teachers 6th Standards
By the 19th lesson in the 20-part series, scholars realize volcanoes and earthquakes are related to plate boundaries. The lesson extends and applies the knowledge by having individuals create a bumper sticker for one specific area of...
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Mud Fossils

For Teachers K - 4th
Students observe real fossils. In this science lesson, students make their own mud fossils by pressing material into the mud and letting it dry in the sun for 3-4 days. Students then get the fossils out displaying their mud fossils.
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Mud is Mud...or is it?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
We know that the type of soil varies by location, but does the seafloor sediment also vary, or is it all the same? Scholars compare photos of the seafloor from two different locations: the Savannah Scarp and the Charleston Bump. Through...
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Los Volcanes Mexicanos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students conduct Internet research on Mexican volcanoes. They explore various websites, complete a website worksheet, answer questions in Spanish, and create a timeline of a volcano's eruptions.
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Geography Now! Azerbaijan

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Azerbaijan was the first Muslim-majority, secular, and democratic country. It also has mud volcanoes, monuments to tea, and gets along with Israel. Scholars unravel the unique details of the complex and nuanced southwestern Asian country...
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New Zealand Eruptions

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
New Zealand's volcanoes are the subject of a activity that asks class groups to research and create displays that detail the Taupo, Tarawera, and Ruapehu volcanic eruptions.
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Volcanic Hazards: Flows

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Did you know the largest volcano in our solar system is on Mars? Young scholars measure and experiment with how to predict lava and mud flows. This knowledge leads to better evacuation, safety, and preventative methods. 
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Lesson 4: Fire, Rock, and Water

For Teachers 4th - 6th
You can demonstrate the destructive force of volcanic mudflows to your early earth scientists using this lesson plan. Messy, but memorable, the two demonstrations require some preparation. Use one or both! Included is a link to activity...
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Fire, Rock and Water Volcanoes!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in a demonstration that helps them visualize mudflows and how they move.  For this exploratory lesson students simulate a mudflow and create an avalanche.
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Worksheet: The Fossilization Process

For Students 9th - 12th
This is mostly a reading comprehension exercise with a focus on rock and fossil formation. After a section on the three types of rock, readers answer two questions about which environment is conducive to fossilization. After a second...
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Dante's Peak: Movie True/False Questions

For Students 4th - 6th
In this "Dante's Peak" worksheet, students answer a set of 40 True/False questions about the movie, writing either "T," "F," or "?" if a statement is questionable.
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The Otherworldly Creatures in the Ocean's Deepest Depths

For Students 3rd - 8th
Humans know so little about the deepest darkest zones of the ocean. Learn a little more with a video that explores some of the many species in the deep ocean, including exotic marine life with adaptations that are out of this world.
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Rocks and Minerals

For Students 7th - 9th
In this earth science worksheet, students use the clues given at the bottom of the sheet to solve the crossword puzzle on mineral and rocks. They identify the various types of rocks formed and specific examples of these rocks.
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Geothermal Greatness

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students define and understand the concept of geothermal features.  In this geothermal features lesson plan, students discuss and research geothermal features and record their findings on two worksheets (Geothermal Greatness and How does...
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Aids to Communication

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students define an aid to communication, give an example of an aid to communication, and develop an aid to communication. Students also describe the aid's use and applicability
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Earth's Minerals

For Students 6th
In this Earth's minerals worksheet, 6th graders search for 50 mineral related words in a word search. Students must also read one page of information about minerals and the process we use to extract them from Earth.
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Geysers of Yellowstone – DVD

For Students 5th - 9th
In this "Geysers of Yellowstone" worksheet, students watch the science video and respond to 16 fill in the blank questions regarding geysers.

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