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This site highlights the Nova television program Volcano's Deadly Warning broadcast in November of 2002. In addition to a description of the program, which included information on the eruptions of Galeras and Nevado del Ruiz in Columbia and Popocatepetl in Mexico, the site has four other sections. There is an interactive slide show that includes information about ash, lava flow, lava domes, lava, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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A comprehensive overview of the U.S. Geological Survey's Volcano Hazards Program and current volcanic activity in the United States. The Volcano Hazards Program monitors volcanoes and collects the best possible scientific information on volcanoes in the United States and elsewhere to reduce the risk from volcanic activity. Site includes links to the Program's four volcano observatories in Alaska, ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Photograph, Government portal, In-situ dataset
Subject: Geology
 
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This United States Geological Survey (USGS) on-line publication contains details about the geologic and hydrologic hazards caused by volcanoes, specifically in the U.S. Information and details are provided about hazards such as eruption blasts, volcanic gases, lava and pyroclastic flows, volcano landslides and lahars. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This Boston Globe news article shows 12 stunning pictures of the Chaiten Volcano erupting in Chile, its first activity in over 9,000 years. The most recent eruptive phase of the volcano began on May 2, 2008, and is ongoing. The site also has a blog of open, public commentary. Full description.
Grade level: Informal, General public
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This website of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Park Service (NPS) is a source of geologic information about Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. It offers a virtual field trip through the area to learn more about cinder cone volcanics and the history of this region. General volcanic information includes an image gallery of the monument, a brief history of the eruptions ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Field trip - virtual, Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This fact sheet discusses the volcanic hazards associated with Washington's Mount Baker. Topics include hazards characteristic of the volcano (lava flows, pyroclastic flows and ash, and lahars), a history of volcanic activity at the mountain, and efforts to monitor and predict future activity. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This web page describes the history and hazards related to the Mount Hood volcano in Oregon. Issues discussed include past eruptive behavior, past catastrophic events, hazardous areas and tephra hazards. Included are a block diagram of tectonic plates and a simplified volcano hazards zone map for the area around Mount Hood. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This webquest provides a information and links explaining the different types of volcanoes, lava flow, volcano locations, and volcano damage. There are links for students to research their own questions and a vocabulary list. A teacher page contains associated lesson plan criteria. There are links to building volcano models, virtual volcano field trips, and a volcano quiz. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity, Lesson plan, Photograph, Glossary
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This web site illustrates and describes damage from a tragic lahar triggered by rainfall on Casita Volcano, an inactive cone of San Cristobal Volcano, northwestern Nicaragua. When the side of Casita Volcano collapsed on October 30, 1998, more than 2,000 people were killed within minutes as a large lahar swept over the towns of El Porvenir and Rolando Rodriguez. Links are also available to a photoglossary ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Report
Subject: Natural hazards
 
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These images of the Kanaga Volcano show the symmetrical cone which is characteristic of stratovolcanoes. It is also possible to see how the current volcanic edifice has grown inside an older caldera, the remains of ancient Mount Kanaton. References and links to related sites are included. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Photograph
Subject: Geology
 
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