Students investigate volcanoes and lava flows. They complete a Webquest, explore various websites, watch a video clip of pyroclastic flow, answer discussion questions, and identify a newspaper article about a dangerous place in the world.
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Volcano Hazards: Describing a Dangerous Mix
Young scholars work cooperatively to become "Volcano Hazards Experts." Groups research and create posters illustrating dangers from volcanic eruptions, as well as determine the dangers of specific volcanic eruptions. They present their...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Volcanoes!: Forecasting the Path of Mudflows
Students construct a mockup of a volcano by crumbling up newspapers and piling them into the shape of a volcano. They place a tarp over the newspapers making sure the tarp is large enough to simulate a flat area at the volcano's base....
4th - 8th Science