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261 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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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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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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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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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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Rock My World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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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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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ELD Lesson Plan: Nature's Fury

For Teachers 4th - 6th
What happens during a natural disaster? Science and language arts come together in this resource, which works from three Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Earthquake Terror,"  "Eye of the Storm: Chasing Storms with Warren Faidley," and...
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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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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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Volcanoes Around the World

For Teachers 6th
The study of volcanoes is the focus of this Earth Science lesson. Your sixth-graders examine the presence of volcanoes around the world, and look at their similarities and differences. The Internet is used to locate an active volcano in...
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Jeopardy - Earth Sciences

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Questions about water, weather, geology, astronomy, and the scientific process make up this Jeopardy game. It is a pretty well-rounded set of slides, although you may want to be aware that a few of the questions are specific to the state...
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Creating a Legend

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners create a legend that explains the existence of Mount St. Helens. They discuss how natural occurences often have no clear explanation. After listening to legends concerning the formation of Mt. St. Helens, students create their...
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Volcanoes in Space

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research volcanoes on the Internet to compare/contrast the volcanoes on Earth to the ones found on Io, a moon of Jupiter. Students list the similarities and differences in science journals, and illustrate pictures of the volcanoes.
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The Solid Earth - Environmental Science

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What is the solid part of the earth and how does it effect our environment? Professor Paul Tackley explains how the active, solid part of the earth is responsible for volcanoes, earthquakes, and plate tectonics. He uses solid examples...
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Volcano Lore and Legend

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students examine the effect of volcanoes on the environment. Using the internet, they research the role of the volcano in mythology. Individually, they use everyday materials to create their own model of a volcano and present it to the...
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Earthquakes and Volcanoes

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Yay! It's a sentence fragment learning exercise that focuses on a specific topic. Interest your learners with the topic of earthquakes and volcanoes. They read 18 examples and decide whether the example is a sentence or fragment. 
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It's Going to Blow Up!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Get your ocean explorers online, reading articles about submarine volcanoes. They answer a series of questions and take a geometery challenge in which they calculate how much of a volcano has been blown away. Make sure to explore several...
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Explosive Ideas: Oregon quarter reverse

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore Earth and her amazing layers with this instructional activity on planetary change. Students will research the ways in which Earth's layers cause change. They will complete a "Tectonic Puzzle" and use a worksheet to answer...
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Are We Falling Apart? Exploding Volcanoes

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students research and demonstrate volcanic activity. In this volcanism lesson, students research the types of volcanoes and define related terms using the Internet. They demonstrate volcanic activity with water, corn syrup, and flour.
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Minerals Prime

For Students 7th - 10th
In this minerals activity, students answer fifteen multiple choice questions about mineral formation, volcano and mountain formation, mineral tests and properties of minerals.