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Volcanoes!: Forecasting the Path of Mudflows

Learners 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. They then create plenty of hills and valleys referring to photographs on a poster and the topographic map on Activity Sheet 4.1b.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Worksheet