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Volcanoes & Volcanism: Magmas, Lavas their properties & products
These lecture notes provide information on magma production, types of igneous rocks, and volcanic processes. Other subjects include active volcanoes, historical eruptions, volcano structure and formation, classification of volcanoes, controls on eruptive style, and volcanic hazards. The lecture notes feature many diagrams and photographs, as well as links to further information. This resource is part of the Teaching Petrology collection.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Presentation / Demo
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Mineralogy or petrology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright, Regents of the University of Michigan
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-178
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr Carolina Lithgow-Bertelloni
Department of Geological Sciences