Learning about Volcanoes

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There's something about the classic volcano demonstration that can grab any learners' attention. Scholars begin with a reading and grand conversation about volcanoes, construct an erupting volcano using vinegar and baking soda, then show what they know through a drawing equipped with labels. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Send volcano instructions home so class members can recreate the activity with their parents or guardians 
  • Visit the library, computer lab, or schedule time on mobile learning devices for pupils to research additional information about volcanoes 
  • Create a volcano-themed bulletin board that showcases real-world photos of popular volcanoes 
Classroom Considerations

  • Some directions are written for a teacher while others are written for a pupil
  • Requires copies and activity materials   
Pros

  • Highlights key terms using bold font
  • Includes an answer key 
  • Provides detailed activity instructions   
Cons

  • None