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This on-line PDF document is about Lassen Peak, the southernmost active volcano in the Cascade Range. Discussion is on the 1914-1917 series of eruptions that were the last to occur in the Cascades before the 1980 eruption of Mount Saint Helens, Washington. Included is a generalized map of deposits from Lassen Peak's May 1915 eruptions. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Report
Subject: Natural hazards
 
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These lecture notes from a class on natural disasters discuss the characteristics of magma, how magmas form in the Earth, and types of volcanic eruptions. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This article, entitled Mountains of Fire, describes the relationship between the types of volcanic activity and plate movement and the connection between types of volcanoes and how they erupt. The article is supported by a video of an erupting volcano, a photograph of an eruption and an animation depicting pyroclastic flow and the formation of a composite volcano. It is also supported by three sidebars, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This section of VolcanoWorld contains details about the Mt. St. Helens volcanic eruption of 1980. Photos, personal accounts, and scientific information provide a look at before, during, and after the 1980 eruption. There is a section covering the eruptive history of the mountain, as well as the ongoing effects of the 1980 blast on the people, landscape, and wildlife of the area. A description of the ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum, Field trip - virtual, Guide for instructor, Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Human geography, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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These lecture notes present a discussion of mineralogical classification of granitic rocks, definitions of hypersolvus and subsolvus granites, tectonic and chemical classification, and depth of emplacement of granites. Other topics include pegmatites, continental rhyolites, origin of large volumes of silicic magma, continental flood basalts, continental rift valleys, evolution of rock suites, and ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo, Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Structural geology
 
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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 Why Files article explores volcanoes and volcanic eruptions. Topics covered include: Alaska's Pavlof and its threat to jet engines; Mexico City's restless neighbor, Popocatepetl (El Popo); underground volcanic processes; modern forecasting of eruptions; various volcanic phenomena and features; large flood basalt areas around the world; California's volcanically active area, Long Valley Caldera ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Glossary, Report
Subject: Ecology, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This site has a lesson plan for a class activity on mountain building and graben and horst formation. This particular lesson is number 14, at the top of the page. There are a few other geology lesson plans also listed on this site. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Geology, Structural geology
 
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This article, from Earth: Inside and Out, provides insight into what scientists are learning about Mt. Rainier's volcanic past and future. It provides an overview of the nature of the work of Tom Sisson as a mountaineer and geologist with the Volcano Hazards Program at the United States Geological Survey, and the on-the-job hazards he faces. It explains how Sisson is creating a three-dimensional map ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This United States Geological Survey (USGS) fact sheet summarizes historical data (from 1760 to 1999) on 41 Alaskan volcanoes, using information drawn from the more thorough and comprehensive USGS Open-File Report 98-582. Summaries include the volcano type, location (latitude and longitude), location on USGS quadrangle map, and any information available about the dates of eruptions and type of volcanic ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Map, Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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