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EarthScope: Activity at Augustine Volcano
This bulletin provides information on the recent eruptive activity of Augustine Volcano in Alaska. Topics include some history of the volcano, its geologic setting as part of the Aleutian island arc, and earthquake locations as indicators of magma movement. The bulletin is also accompanied by an animated 360-degree rotation around the volcano and some background information on the EarthScope Project
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Photograph
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Geophysics
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Animation requires Quicktime
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2007 EarthScope All Rights Reserved
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-009-684
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
        • Understanding about scientific inquiry
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Earth in the solar system
        • Earth's history
        • Structure of the earth system
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Abilities of technological design
        • Understandings about sci. / tech.
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural hazards
        • Sci. / tech. in society
    • 9-12:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
        • Understandings about scientific inquiry
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Energy in the earth system
        • Origin and evolution of the earth system
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Abilities of technological design
        • Understandings about science and technology
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural and human-induced hazards
        • Sci. / tech. in local, national, and global challenges
Related resources:
This resource requires '360 Degree Augustine Volcano Animation'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: EarthScope
http://www.earthscope.org/