|Are We Falling Apart? - Exploding Volcanoes|
This lesson will help to acquaint students with the characteristics and effects of volcanic activity. In addition to Internet research, students will conduct experiments on fluid viscosity as it relates to lava and the volume of ejecta produced by a volcano. They will explore how plate tectonics relates to volcanoes, and how volcanoes are formed. They will be able to list the parts and several characteristics of a volcano, understand that different kinds of lava differ in their viscosity (runniness), and that the viscosity of lava helps determine the kind of volcanic eruption that occurs. The site provides an overview of the lesson, detailed procedures for the teacher, including a list of sites to be researched, and an organizational path for the students.
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-006-107
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