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In this lesson, students will explore volcanoes by constructing models and reflect upon their learning through drawing sketches of their models. Once they have finished making their models, they will experiment with making their volcanoes erupt. They will observe how eruption changes the original form of their volcano models. In this way, students see first hand how this type of phenomena creates ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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The purpose of this site is to provide access to teaching materials to respond to sudden hazard events, specifically the Deep Horizon Oil spill, in the classroom as well as more generalized materials that will help educators teach about hazards either before or soon after such an event. Resource includes images, videos and visualizations as well as current informational blogs and news reports Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Computer activity, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Video, Visualization - scientific, Software
Subject: Environmental science, Chemical oceanography
 
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At this interactive site the student attempts to rate the eruption of a volcano according to the Volcanic Explosive Index (VEI). After seeing the step by step eruption of an actual volcano, the student is introduced to VEI scale, which includes a description of the eruption, volume of ejected material, plume height, eruption type, duration, total known eruptions with that VEI, and an example. Each ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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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 module studies the hazards posed by Mount Rainier, a mainland volcano near Seattle, Washington. The lessons explain the geographical context of Mount Rainier, how people prepare for the worst near the volcano (including hazard area identification and emergency and evacuation plans), hazards from eruption (tephra fall, lava flow, and pyroclastic flow), and hazards without eruption (sector collapse, ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14)
Resource type: Assessment / Evaluation, Module / Unit, Map, Photograph, Index / Bibliography
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This United States Geological Survey (USGS) publication covers the 1973 eruption of Eldfell on the island of Heimaey in Iceland. Topics covered include the destruction, cleanup and restoration, controlling the lava flows, and how the town extracted heat from the lava. Selected readings are provided for further reference. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Book - text
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This site describes active volcanoes from around the world by using the volcano links from the Michigan Technological University and the homepages of observatories at active volcanoes. Each volcano section contains photo images, maps, and reference text. Some sections contain bibliographies, volcano reports, and video clips of lahars. The volcanoes are organized by the following geographic regions: ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Index / Bibliography, Ref. material, Report
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Earth Observing System Interdisciplinary Science Volcanology team provides assessments of active volcanism, volcanic hazards, and volcanic inputs to the atmosphere. This page provides information about their current research activities. Information is provided on the following volcanoes: Fernandina in the Galapagos Islands, Kilauea in Hawaii, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Report
Subject: Environmental science, Geology, 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 page reports on the geologically volatile Long Valley, California area. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) continues to provide the public and civil authorities with current information on the volcano hazards at Long Valley and is prepared to give timely warnings of any impending eruption. In addition to photographs and a hazard response plan for earthquake and volcano hazards, the fact-sheet ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Map, Report
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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