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This site lists the basic types of volcanoes: scoria cone, shield volcano, and stratovolcano. Each is described in terms of shape, composition, and eruption type, and links are available to additional information. Subordinate types listed include fissure eruptions, spatter cones, hornitos, and hydrovolcanic eruptions. The site also explains when a volcano is considered active, dormant, or extinct. ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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Part of Prentice Hall's Planet Diary, this computer activity covers volcanic activity. Students research the most recent volcanic activity and the locations and names of each volcano. They then find out which tectonic plates the volcanoes are located on or if they are hot spots, and if any are part of the Ring of Fire. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This page provides the answers to frequently asked questions about volcanoes. It is created by the United States Geological Survey. Topics addressed include: What Is A Volcano? Why Do Volcanoes Occur? How Do Volcanoes Erupt? Where Do Volcanoes Occur? When Will A Volcano Erupt? How Hot Is A Volcano? Can Lava Be Diverted? Do Volcanoes Affect Weather? What Types of Volcanoes are There? Which Eruptions ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal
Resource type: 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 interactive from NOVA Online provides a detailed look at the inner workings of one of the world's most dangerous volcanoes, Nyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Users can click on highlighted points on a crossection of the volcano to see photos and read about its features and eruptive products. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This is the homepage of the Alaska Volcano Observatory, a joint program of the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAFGI), and the State of Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys (ADGGS). Users can access current information on volcanic activity in Alaska and the Kamchatka Penninsula, including weekly and daily reports ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Report
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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Deep beneath the surface of Earth lies one of the most destructive and yet least understood of the natural forces on the planet: the super volcano. This radio broadcast presents discussions with scientists at Yellowstone National Park who are investigating this potentially devastating natural phenomenon. Yellowstone National Park is one of the largest supervolcanoes in the world. It last erupted 640,000 ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Radio broadcast
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This is the homepage of the United States Geological Survey's (USGS) Cascades Volcano Observatory (CVO). The site features news and events, updates on current activity of Cascade Range volcanoes, and information summaries on each of the volcanoes in the range. There are also hazard assessment reports, maps, and a 'Living with Volcanoes' feature that provides general interest information. A set of ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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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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This activity has students research a list of volcanoes and then write detailed information they researched under a column that identifies that type of volcano - Cinder Cone, Composite, or Shield. Included are a worksheet and a collection of links to referential websites about specific volcanoes. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Physical geography, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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