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Animation of Volcanic Islands Forming Over a Hot Spot
This animation illustrates the formation of the islands of Hawaii in the Pacific Ocean. Users can stop, play, fast forward and rewind the animation at any time to stress important points.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
Technical requirements:
QuickTime plug-in
Flash player
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright McDougal Littell Inc. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-010-327
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Exploring Earth Visualizations'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: McDougal Littell Inc.

Author: Jennifer Loomis