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The Volcano Factory

Students explore why the Mariana  Arc is the most volcanically active place on Earth. In this 'Ring of Fire' instructional activity, students create a relief map of the Mariana Arc or a model of a Marianas Island volcano, to scale. They describe the volcanic processes that formed the Mariana Arc.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 6th
Subjects
Earth Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
4 days
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Year
2006
Usage Permissions
Public Domain
Included Materials
  • Project
  • Vocabulary