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395 reviewed resources for types of volcanoes

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Volcano Acrostic

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this creative writing worksheet, students create an acrostic poem about volcanoes. Students use the letters in VOLCANOES to begin each line of poetry.
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Natural Disasters Unit

For Teachers 5th - 6th
A 10-week unit plan about natural disasters has some strong structural ideas, and rubrics for several assessments are attached, but the procedural details are sparse. The unit covers volcano, tsunami, earthquake, and cyclone disasters....
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Dating a Volcanic Eruption

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students discover the various ways in which tree rings can give information. After a brief disucssion of concentric tree rings, they use cross section cut outs of tree rings to identify the time and type of various naturally occuring...
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What are Natural Disasters?

For Teachers 1st - 4th
There are several types of natural disasters: quakes, floods, avalanches, and more. This slide show gives a brief explanation of each at an elementary-aged child's level. There are no frightening photos from actual natural disasters,...
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The Effects of Volcanoes

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students use the internet to research the effects of volcanoes. They create a chart showing the negative and positive aspects that a volcanoe can bring to an area. Using PowerPoint, they create a presentation showing the negative and...
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Landforms, Hey!

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
What are different types of landforms, and how are they formed? This is the focus of a video that describes how mountains, plateaus, mesas, buttes, volcanoes, deserts, islands, and deltas are made.
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Volcanic Eruption!

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students define the three types of volcanoes. They explain how the three volcano types are created and how they change in size and shape. Pupils explain the difference between plutonic and volcanic rocks. Students recognize or...
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Distribution of Active Volcanoes Exercise

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students collect and plot data, then interpret the results and answer questions about the geologic causes and the human effects of volcanic eruption. They participate in a role-play activity and a virtual field trip, as well.
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Volcanoes of the Deep

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students discuss how organisms relate to one another. They work together to research a specific organism and how it relates to other organisms. They present their findings to the class.
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Exploring Alaska's Seamounts - Volcanoes, Plates, and Chains

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine the formation of seamounts in the Gulf of Alaska. For this seamount lesson, student focus on how the Axial-Cobb-Eikelberg-Patton chain was formed. They learn the associated vocabulary, and watch a teacher demonstration...
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Plate Tectonic - Volcanoes Pre Lab

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders draw and compare parts of volcano. They investigate parts of a volcano and distinguish between magma and lava.
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Bill Nye Volcano Video

For Students 4th - 10th
In this Bill Nye Volcano video worksheet, students watch the movie and respond to 10 short answer questions regarding information from the documentary.
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Plate Tectonic - Volcanoes Post Lab

For Teachers 1st
First graders draw an erupting volcano. They learn the components of an erupting volcano.
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Volcanoes: Mount Vesuvius

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners explain how volcanoes form. In this earth science lesson plan, students identify the different types of volcanoes. They create brochures about Mt. Vesuvius before and after the eruption.
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Study Jams! Earthquakes

For Students 5th - 9th
Have a seismic moment with your class as you show this animated video on earthquakes. Viewers find that quakes occur on faults and are caused by shifting of continental plates. They learn what properties are studied by seismologists and...
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Plate Tectonics Interactive

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Here is a plate tectonics interactive that will really move your class! The first of a 13-part series introduces young geologists to the fundamental concepts and vocabulary they need to understand the interactions between crustal plates....
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Types of Volcanoes

For Students 7th - 9th
For this volcanoes worksheet, learners unscramble the three types of volcanoes given eighteen boxes with letters that make up the words cinder cone, shield and composite
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Volcano Construction Lab

For Students 7th - 9th
For this volcano worksheet, learners construct the three types of volcanoes using two colors of play dough. They answer questions about their models and answer specific questions about each type of volcano.
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Volcano!-Thar She Blows!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students describe how volcanoes are formed. They name the types of boundaries where volcanoes occur. They utilize models to illustrate the occurence of volcanoes and earthquakes along plate boundaries. They compare and constrast the...
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Volcano Activity

For Students 7th - 9th
In this volcano learning exercise, students measure the slope of a volcano and its baseline and summit degrees. They identify the type of volcano, the type of lava and the type of eruption.
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Adobe Digital Kids Club

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers research about the different types of volcanoes. In this earth science lesson, students create a volcano diagram using adobe Photoshop. They present their work in class.
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Science Italian Style: Eruption!

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore ways scientists prepare for a volcanic eruption. They observe films of earthquakes, oil spills, volcanoes and hurricanes. Students perform activities to demonstrate the relationship of viscosity to lava flow. They...
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Volcanic Panic!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students begin with an overview of the Earth's interior and how volcanoes form. They learn how engineers predict eruptions. In a class demonstration, students watch and measure a mock volcanic eruption and observe the phases of an...
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Earth and Space Science: Let it Flow

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars engage in a lesson in which volcanoes be explored and examined. After watching a video, students create volcanoes out of clay.

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