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Anatomy of a Volcano
This interactive from NOVA Online provides a detailed look at the inner workings of one of the world's most dangerous volcanoes, Nyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Users can click on highlighted points on a crossection of the volcano to see photos and read about its features and eruptive products.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
Flash player
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Source: NOVA Programming, 'Volcano Under the City'. Web site copyright 1996-2005 WGBH Educational Foundation.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-009-676
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation