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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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This page lists Cascades Range volcanoes of British Columbia, Washington State, Oregon, and California. The user can click on the volcano name to get information on the volcano and its vicinity including Current Activity; Background and Information; Current Hazards Report; Visit a Volcano; Maps, Graphics, and Images; Items of Interest; and Useful Links. The volcanoes include: Garibaldi Lake Volcano, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal
Resource type: 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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Volcanoes in the Solar System is a Windows to the Universe Exploratour and provides information and images about shield volcanoes, cinder cones, ash, lava, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Io, and the Moon. Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system pertaining to the Earth and Space sciences. The objective of this project is to develop an innovative and engaging web site that spans the Earth ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Tutorial, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph
Subject: Geology, Space science
 
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This National Geographic news article from July 2002 describes world wide volcanic hazards. Due to the increasing population near dangerous volcanoes, the importance of volcanic monitoring and hazard prevention is essential. This article discusses the difficulty of educating residents about volcanic hazards and establishing programs to prevent disasters. The article also outlines several National ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Human geography, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This United States Geological Survey (USGS) on-line publication highlights the volcanic risk associated with living in the Cascade Range of the Pacific Northwest. With more than a dozen potentially active volcanoes that erupt explosively, USGS scientists have had to work hard to monitor and assess the hazards posted by the regions volcanoes. This report discusses these hazards, such as pyroclastic ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Report
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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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 resource provides an archive of global volcanic activity. Users can choose from a list of over one hundred volcanoes, and access a collection of photos, periodic reports, and references for each one. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Report, In-situ dataset
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This interactive activity lets you superimpose familiar objects onto images of volcanoes on Mars (including Olympus Mons, the largest volcano in the solar system), so you can see just how large they are. The dropped objects include a school bus, stadium, Texas, Hawaii, and the contiguous US. Informative feedback makes the activity educational as well as fun. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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