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222 resources with the keyterm volcanoes

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Oceans: Hawaii

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Over 1,000 different species of fish are native to the Hawaiian Islands! Voyage under the sea for some magnificent close ups. Then take a trip to the sandy shores to learn about the monk seals, who were nearly forced into extinction in...
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Inside a Volcano

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A fascinating video on the role volcanoes played in the formation of Earth is here for your class. The video shows how it was volcanic eruptions that led our planet out of the ice age by spewing carbon dioxide gas into the atmosphere....
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Origins of Oceans

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Why is Earth different from every other planet in the solar system? It's our oceans, lakes and rivers. In other words, it's our water that sets us apart. So, how did we first get water here on Earth? Watch the powerful visual...
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Tsunami 101

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Tsunamis are one of the most terrifying natural disasters on Earth. This excellent video explains why tsunamis occur and has some scintillating footage of recent tsunamis - including the recent one in Japan and the one that occurred in...
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Puffins

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Iceland, one of the most volatile locations on Earth, is home to the Atlantic puffin. Unfortunately, due to changes in the environment, puffins are quickly dying. Learn more about Atlantic puffins in Iceland in this fabulous video!
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Volcano 101

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Another fantastic video from National Geographic! This one teaches the basics of volcanoes; where they occur, why they occur, the different types of volcanoes, and the benefits and hazards of living nearby an active volcano.
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Volcanoes: USGS Geography

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students research volcanoes. For this volcanoes unit, students examine components of a volcano, how it is created, what causes it to erupt, and the results of an eruption. There are a series of 6 lessons included in this unit. Students...
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The Volcano Factory

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Collaborative groups work together to report on the volcanic activity leading to island formation and construct models to demonstrate the process. Consider having each group present their project to the rest of the class. There are many...
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Plate Tectonics-Geological features of Convergent Plate Boundaries

For Students 8th
Recap divergent and convergent boundaries with a video on plate tectonics. After discussing the circumstances surrounding subduction at oceanic and continental plates versus subducton at two oceanic boundaries, the video explains the...
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Miracle Planet - Snow Ball Earth 4/5

For Teachers 6th - 9th
A snowball earth would stay frozen once frozen; so what melted the ice? A manganese dioxide deposit gives some clue. One scientist focused on volcanic eruptions as contributing more oxygen into the air and warming the earth. This...
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Through the Lens

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A fascinating video which documents a National Geographic photographer's descent into a crater filled with molten lava is documented here. The crater is on the island of Ambryn, which is in the South Pacific Ocean. Incredible stuff!
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Galapagos Volcanoes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A very interesting video on the volcanoes of the Galapagos Islands awaits your class. The animals who live there are also featured. The giant tortoises of the islands are a special focus of this video. The tortoises are heavily impacted...
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Earthquakes and Volcanoes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Even though volcanoes look alike, they can be very different based on the types of lava that erupts from their surface. Learn about strata volcanoes, shield volcanoes, and the varying viscosity of lava with an engaging hands-on activity....
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Rock My World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers conduct a hands-on experiment designed to demonstrate how continents and oceans formed and why the manner of formation is relevant to a study of volcanoes.
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The Eruptor

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students use the internet to research facts about volcanoes. In groups, they locate the nearest volcano near them and find photographs of volcanoes erupting. To end the instructional activity, they build their own model of a volcano with...
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Volcanic Environments

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A diagram showing a cross-section of Earth points out the location of different plate boundaries and displays the numbers one through five. Beneath the diagram are five photos of different types of volcanoes. The object of the activity...
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What's for Dinner?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
View a video presentation comparing chemosynthesis to photosynthesis. Review the findings of the 2004 Ring of Fire Expedition that studied biological communities around the hydrothermal vents of the Mariana Arc. In collaborative groups,...
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Volcano Similes

For Students 2nd - 4th
Young writers learn about similes and read some examples using the topic of volcanoes. They write 10 similes of their own and choose one to illustrate. The graphic design of the sheet is clean, promoting focus and clarity.
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Volcanoes: Windows Into The Earth

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students investigate the concepts related to volcanoes and focus upon Mt. St. Helens. They define the difference between an active and dormant volcano. They conduct research using a variety of resources. The information is used in order...
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Volcanoes!: The Mountain Blows its Top

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students observe two demonstrations to conclude why bulge developed on the north flank of Mount St. Helens and conclude that when the "cap" was removed the pressure inside the volcano was suddenly released causing the violent eruption.
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Volcanoes!: Forecasting the Path of Mudflows

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners 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 and People

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover that volcanic eruptions are geologic events that take place within the upper part and on the surface of the Earth's lithosphere. They explain how volcanoes are related to the Earth's lithosphere. They focus on the May...
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Volcanoes!: The Dangers of Snow and Ice

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students observe a demonstration of how melting snow and ice can contribute to mudflows. They then observea list of continents with the number of snow and ice covered mountains on each continent and discuss. They then label a group of...
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Volcanoes!: Eyewitness Accounts

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students review previous lessons about volcanoes and name the phenomena they think the eyewitnesses of the Mount St. Helens witnessed. They play the roles of reporter, eyewitness and scientists who are serving on a committee...