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How Volcanoes Grow

Young scholars build models of the three major types of volcanoes and see how a volcano's shape is related to the type of material it erupts. As a class, they observe a demonstration that simulates the nature of two volcanic materials: lava and tephra.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 8th
Subjects
Science
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Worksheet

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