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14 reviewed resources for famous volcanic eruptions

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Recent Earthquakes and Volcanic Eruptions

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study the recent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.  For this recent earthquakes lesson students complete an activity while working in groups.
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Volcanic Panic!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars begin with an overview of the Earth's interior and how volcanoes form. They learn how engineers predict eruptions. In a class demonstration, students watch and measure a mock volcanic eruption and observe the phases of an...
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Los Volcanes Mexicanos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students conduct Internet research on Mexican volcanoes. They explore various websites, complete a website worksheet, answer questions in Spanish, and create a timeline of a volcano's eruptions.
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Famous Volcanoes

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students investigate volcanoes, especially the ones that have caused extensive damage.  In this famous volcanoes lesson students choose from a list of projects and work as a team to complete.
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Fire Escape

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the effects of the volcanic eruption of Nyiragongo in Congo as a springboard to exploring past examples of volcanic eruptions and their respective relief efforts.
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Volcano Jigsaw

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students read about physical science by researching famous natural disasters. In this volcano eruption, students discuss the area of the Aleutian Arc and why that area is specifically prone to earthquakes, volcanoes and floods. Students...
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Volcanoes: "The Lost Continent of Atlantis"

For Students 6th - 9th
In this volcano worksheet, students read a six paragraph selection about the lost continent of Atlantis and a volcano named Santorini whose eruption might have wiped Atlantis off the earth thousands of years ago. Students answer three...
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For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore the formation of volcanoes. In this earth science lesson, students build their own volcanoes in the lab using different materials. They identify the different types of volcanoes.
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Rocks and Minerals Eyewitness Video Key

For Students 6th - 12th
In this Science worksheet, students watch an Eyewitness Video about rocks and minerals. Students read the facts and information on the worksheet to accompany their viewing of the video.
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Ancient Greece

For Students 5th - 7th
In this ancient Greece worksheet, students read a factual story giving the basic history of the Minoans and Mycenaeans. Students answer 8 questions.
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A Whole Lotta Shakin'

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students read first hand accounts of earthquake survivors in order to begin the describe the different types of earthquake waves and the order in which they arrive. They engage in using earthquake waves as a means to indirectly study the...
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Collecting Information

For Students 5th - 6th
In this reference guide instructional activity, students focus on the different ways to locate and collect data. Students study the given page of information and respond to 10 short answer questions about using these various ways to...
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What Kind of Volcano Is This?

For Students 7th - 10th
In this volcano worksheet, students are given five pictures of volcanoes and descriptions of each. They determine what type of volcano each is and how they determined their answers.
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For Students 5th - 6th
A thorough description of volcanoes appears in this Earth science learning exercise. Students read facts about volcanoes and answer 20 multiple choice comprehension questions. The answers appear at the end of the learning exercise.