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This glossary of terms is specific to the discussion of volcanoes. It contains terms such as aa (a type of lava), and silicic (a term used to describe silica-rich volcanic rock or magma). Many of the terms not only have definitions, but serve as active links to sites with additional information about the term. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Glossary
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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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, General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This volcanoes site provides information about volcanoes as well as a classroom activity. There are video clips which show some of the features discussed, such as types of lava and eruptive styles. Topics covered by the text include how rocks melt, where and why volcanoes occur (plate tectonics), hot spots, volcanic hazards, forecasting eruptions and coping with risk. The classroom exercise involves ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards, Policy issues
 
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This fact sheet discusses the eruptive history and hazards associated with Glacier Peak, the most remote of the five active volcanoes in Washington State. Topics include past eruptions, the potential for large, explosive eruptions with pyroclastic flows produced by collapse of lava domes, and prospects and preparations for future eruptions. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This set of links provides users with access to a variety of lesson plans and activities about volcanoes. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology
 
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In this worksheet students identify and label the characteristic features of shield, cinder cone and composite volcanoes. The resource is part of the teacher's guide accompanying the video, NASA Why Files: The Case of the Mysterious Red Light. Lesson objectives supported by the video, additional resources, teaching tips and an answer sheet are included in the teacher's guide. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Geology
 
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In this module, students can explore two ways that volcanoes affect Earth: by directly threatening people and the environments adjacent to them, and by ejecting aerosols into the atmosphere. The module consists of three investigations in which they will study the local effects of volcanism using images of Mount St. Helens, examine how the effects of volcanic activity can be remotely sensed and monitored ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Natural hazards, Technology
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES), National Geography Standards: Read
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This guide is designed for teachers, other educators, and anyone interested in volcanoes. Topics covered by this guide include plate tectonics, hot spots and mantle plumes, the evolution of Hawaiian volcanoes, volcanic landforms, landforms of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, lava, tephra, calderas, pit craters, minerals, magma, volcanic rocks, monitoring volcanoes, eruption types and details about ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Natural hazards
 
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This resource defines and describes composite volcanoes, stratovolcanoes, subduction-zone volcanoes and composite cones. The information is from different sources and therefore the site gives a broad picture of these forms. The shape of the volcano is described as a function of the type and frequency of eruption and its proximity to plate boundaries. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This website integrates video footage and information with lesson plans and activities to teach students about volcanoes. Students learn about some of the most dangerous volcanoes, plot locations, research hazards, and assess risks presented by volcanoes. There are lesson plans for each activity with objectives, videos, pre-activities, materials, and discussion questions. There are worksheets, lists, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Module / Unit, Video
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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