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Modeling an Active (!!) Explosive Volcano

Pupils examine how gas pressure causes eruptions of explosive volcanoes, and demonstrate how the build-up of gas from dissolving alka seltzer causes the lid of a film canister to blow off. They compare/contrast between the model and actual volcanoes.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 6th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
30 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning