We found 98 resources with the concept volcanic eruptions
How a Supervolcano Made the Cenozoic’s Coolest Fossils
10 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Volcanoes cause mass extinctions, climate change, and physical alterations of our planet. They also create great fossil records, time markers in layers of Earth, and an interesting way to study geology. A video describes how one...
The Unusual Formation of the Hawaiian Islands
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
How are the Hawaiian Islands different from other island chains? Discover the surprising geologic history of Hawaii with a video from a cool physics playlist. The narrator takes a hike with some geologists and discusses mantle plume...
Earthquakes and Volcanoes Post Assessment
6th CCSS: Adaptable
The final lesson in the 20-part series is a post assessment covering earthquakes and volcanoes. Twenty-three questions incorporate each of the previous lessons through multiple choice, justified multiple choice, expanded multiple choice,...
Hazards: Kindergarten Lesson Plans and Activities
K CCSS: Adaptable
The last unit in the series allows kindergarteners to see the dangers and hazards associated with each of the natural disasters learned so far in the series—earthquakes and volcanoes. They listen to sounds associated with the disasters.
Volcanoes: Kindergarten Lesson Plans and Activities
K CCSS: Adaptable
In the pre-lab, kindergarteners mimic the movements of the eruption of a volcano and discover various volcanoes around the United States. Then, pupils sort different types of volcanic rocks in the lab before learning how volcanoes grow...
Plate Tectonics Cycle — Sixth Grade
Four resources make up a collection that breaks down each part of the plate tectonic cycle, developed by Math/Science Nucleus. With pre- and post-labs, discussion topics, and writing assignments, sixth graders take on a hands-on approach to understanding the Plate Tectonics Cycle.
Plate Tectonics Cycle — Fifth Grade
Math/Science Nucleus provides a set of four resources that take a deeper look into the parts of the plate tectonics cycle. Each resource contains hands-on activities and labs to help fifth graders develop a better understanding of one of Earth's most important systems.
Polar Detectives: Using Ice Core Data to Decode Past Climate Mysteries
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How does examining an ice core tell us about weather? Learners set up and explore fake ice cores made of sugar, salt, and ash to represent historical snowfall and volcanic eruptions. From their setups, scholars determine what caused the...
Hazards: First Grade Lesson Plans and Activities
1st CCSS: Adaptable
Examine the environmental hazards associated with volcanoes with a three-part science lesson. In the pre-lab, first graders learn that gas, landslides, ash, and lava are all hazards that come from volcanoes. They then explore hazardous...
Volcanoes: Second Grade Lesson Plans and Activities
2nd CCSS: Adaptable
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...