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In this lesson, students investigate the processes that build volcanoes, the types of rocks they create, the factors that influence different eruption types, and the threats volcanoes pose to their surrounding environments. They will also create a notebook of volcano characteristics and use what they have learned to identify physical features and eruption types in some real-life documented volcanic ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This resource provides general information about volcanoes. It illustrates the growth of a volcano, using Paricutin and Mt. St. Helens as examples of an active volcano and a lava dome. The terms extinct and dormant are also discussed. This site provides an explanation of why and how volcanoes form, zones of subduction, mid-ocean ridges, and hot spots. Deadly dangers associated with eruptions are discussed ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Tutorial
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This site provides an up-to-date list of textual and video educational materials pertaining to volcanoes. The online pamphlets and books, hardcopy books, rental films and videos cover all levels of interest regarding volcanoes. The site furnishes the information or links to information needed to obtain these materials. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Index / Bibliography, Government portal
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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Through an electronic peer review assignment, students write a general summary of major hazards to humans in the vicinity of volcanoes. Then, students are provided a list of volcanoes and must choose one to determine what actions they would take to minimize the risks to a population. This activity is detailed on this Starting Point site, which includes its learning goals, context for use, teaching ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Educational theory and practice, 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 lesson plan will help students gain a better understanding of natural events and consider the dangers that natural hazards and natural disasters pose to humans. Through writing and by gathering and comparing data, students will examine factors that make natural phenomena hazardous to people. They will use scientific vocabulary to summarize research about natural hazards, and compare and discuss ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Geology, 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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The glossary has about 60 terms that are primarily types of volcanoes or vents, eruption types, and eruptive products. Clicking on a term displays a captioned photograph illustrating the concept and a glossary definition. Below the photgraph are related glossary terms and sometimes other information or photograph links. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal
Resource type: Photograph, Glossary
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Natural hazards
 
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This site describes the research activities of the Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP) of the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The activities include: borehole geophysics and rock mechanics, crustal deformation, earthquake information, earthquake geology and paleoseismology, hazards, seismology and earth structure, and strong motion seismology, site response, and ground motion. Other links include: ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Report
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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In 1986 the eruption of Kilauea Volcano changed from the episodic fountaining of lava and gas at Pu`u O`o cone every few weeks to the continuous outpouring of lava from a new vent only 3 kilometers away. The volcano began releasing a large, steady supply of sulfur dioxide gas into the atmosphere. During the episodic activity, enough time had elapsed between fountaining episodes for the prevailing ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Natural hazards
 
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