Students conduct an experiment simulating an underwater volcano based on reading The Magic School Bus Blows Its Top. They create a desktop volcano eruption demonstrating where magma comes from and how lava flows.
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Volcanoes: Fourth Grade Lesson Plans and Activities
Young geologists begin exploring volcanoes of different structures and states: active, extinct, or dormant. During the lab, they make three models and compare different types of volcanoes, including composite, cinder cone, and shield....
4th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Hazards: Third Grade Lesson Plans and Activities
Learners discover hazards related to volcanoes and predict the effects these hazards have on people and land. As blossoming geologists explore various volcanic eruptions, including the hazards associated with them, they create their own...
3rd Science CCSS: Adaptable
All About Volcanoes: How They Form, Eruptions and More!
How do volcanoes form and why do they erupt? Does magma change as it reaches Earth's surface? These are some of the questions that are under investigation in a video that explains the science around volcanoes.
3 mins K - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Volcanic Eruption: Cause and Effect
Volcanoes are one of Earth's most destructive forces, but they also have positive effects. Young vulcanologists create an active model of a volcano, perform an experiment, read articles about the effects of eruptions, and complete a...
4th - 7th Science CCSS: Adaptable