We found 427 reviewed resources for lava
Lava Lake TectonicsLesson Planet
1 min 6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Do you enjoy spending the day at the lake? Maybe not an active lava lake! Viewers watch the fascinating movement of crust on top of molten magma as part of a larger series exploring the story of Earth. Comparisons to tectonic plates...
Volcanoes: First Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
1st CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce young geologists to types of volcanoes during the pre-lab. First graders explore how different liquids flow with an experiment on viscosity to simulate how different types of lava flow. Next, they learn about the parts of a...
Volcanoes: Second Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
2nd CCSS: Adaptable
Young geologists explore volcanoes with a series of engaging geology activities. First, they learn the difference between magma and lava before coloring and labeling the parts of a volcano. During the lab, individuals watch a...
Is the Coast Really Toast?: A Lesson About Volcanoes, Phase Changes, and the Art of EstimationLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Clever! Use a clip from the 1997 film, Volcano, to get your chemistry class knee-deep in heat concepts related to lava. In the movie scene, lava flow is stopped in the nick of time. Your class must use calculations to determine if this...
How to Make a Lava Lamp the Easy WayLesson Planet
4 mins 2nd - 6th
Blobs in a bottle? This looks a lot like a lava lamp! With a few simple ingredients and five minutes, your class can have its own lava lamp. Use this science project to introduce the idea of density, and cap the bottle when you're...
Volcano Lava Flow - Time-lapseLesson Planet
1 min 3rd - 6th
See lava flow up close without fear of being burned to death! The brilliant eruption and magma boil over the surface of a volcano, at times producing light so bright, the video quality is blurred. Nonetheless, this video is great for an...
Volcanoes: Sixth Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
Bring a set of pre-lab, lab, and post-lab lesson plans on volcanoes to your earth science unit. Sixth graders explore the three types of volcanoes found on Earth, plot the specific locations of these volcanoes on a map, and investigate...
Miracle Planet - Snow Ball Earth 1/5Lesson Planet
9 seconds 6th - 9th
Erratics, or drop-stones, are geographic abnormalities. Large stones that appear in unlikely places point to glacial movement. Lava flow also helps scientists determine timing of multiple Ice Ages. Watch this clip along with the four...
Hazards: First Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
1st CCSS: Adaptable
Examine the environmental hazards associated with volcanoes with a three-part science lesson. In the pre-lab, first graders learn that gas, landslides, ash, and lava are all hazards that come from volcanoes. They then explore hazardous...
Pocket Mouse and PredationLesson Planet
20 seconds 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The rock pocket mouse exists either with light colored or dark colored fur. As their habitat changes from sandy desert to lava flows the prominence of each color fur also changes. Viewers compare the visibility of each mouse's fur color...
Study Jams! VolcanoesLesson Planet
4 mins 4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
You will lava this little clip about volcanoes! It explains what a volcano is and describes the four different types. It also addresses how magma flows through a conduit, passes through a vent, and becomes lava. All of this takes place...
Volcanoes: Third Grade Lessons Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Discover how rocks are formed from volcanoes during a geology pre-lab activity. Third graders describe the volcanic rock samples and creating a model of Mt. Lassen, located in California. The lesson culminates in a discussion about how...
Geography Now! EthiopiaLesson Planet
12 mins 8th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
While Ethiopia may conjure up images of famine, the most populous landlocked country in the Horn of Africa actually has a bright future ahead of it. The nation was able to hold off European colonizers and other invaders from the...
Volcano Lava Recipe--Experiment and ModelLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Students build a volcano of clay around a container that is thin and tall. They experiment with two containers with different mixtures in each. Students write out their findings and use strong adjectives to describe how the two mixtures...
Types of Volcanic EruptionsLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Blow the roof off your classroom with this multimedia science lesson on volcanic eruptions. A short online video teaches young geologists about shield and composite volcanoes and explores the examples of Kilauea and Mt. Vesuvius, before...
Learning about VolcanoesLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
There's something about the classic volcano demonstration that can grab any learners' attention. Scholars begin with a reading and grand conversation about volcanoes, construct an erupting volcano using vinegar and baking soda, then show...
Igneous Rocks: Completing the 3D PictureLesson Planet
6th - 9th
Finally, an easy-to-make volcano model: no baking soda and vinegar required! Junior geologists construct a volcano in 3-D, then use it to answer questions about the processes and timescale of igneous rock formation. The activity includes...
Find the Most Spectacular Volcanoes in the World!Lesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Heat things up in your earth science class with this collaborative lesson on volcanoes. After first being introduced to the different types of volcanoes and how they are formed, young geologists work in small groups to research the...
Volcanoes: Kindergarten Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
K CCSS: Adaptable
In the pre-lab, kindergarteners mimic the movements of the eruption of a volcano and discover various volcanoes around the United States. Then, pupils sort different types of volcanic rocks in the lab before learning how volcanoes grow...
Are We Falling Apart? Exploding VolcanoesLesson Planet
5th - 9th
Students research and demonstrate volcanic activity. In this volcanism lesson plan, students research the types of volcanoes and define related terms using the Internet. They demonstrate volcanic activity with water, corn syrup, and flour.
Subtract with Unlike Denominators: English LearnersLesson Planet
5th - 6th
In this English Learners vocabulary acquisition worksheet, students learn new words the picture of the volcano eruption and learn the words volcano, eruption, lava, smoke jumpers, fires, and ash. Students use the words to complete the...
Hazards: Fifth Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
After comparing earthquake and volcanic hazards to one another, fifth graders take a closer look at damage associated with a volcanic eruption. They then create a simulation of mudslides due to a volcanic eruption. Using different...
Plate Tectonics Cycle — Sixth GradeLesson Planet
Four resources make up a collection that breaks down each part of the plate tectonic cycle, developed by Math/Science Nucleus. With pre- and post-labs, discussion topics, and writing assignments, sixth graders take on a hands-on approach to understanding the Plate Tectonics Cycle.
Volcanoes: Fourth Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
4th CCSS: Adaptable
Young geologists begin exploring volcanoes of different structures and states: active, extinct, or dormant. During the lab, they make three models and compare different types of volcanoes, including composite, cinder cone, and shield....
Volcanoes: Fifth Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
5th CCSS: Adaptable
Fifth graders explore volcanoes and the rocks they produce using the Internet. The lab portion of the lesson prompts young scientists to compare and describe igneous rocks. Next, they critique a pair or more of books on volcanoes in...
Test Your Science Knowledge!Lesson Planet
1st - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Challenge the knowledge of your young scientists with this colelction of online quizzes based on the Magic School Bus series. Covering a wide range of topics from insects to outer space, this resource is a quick and easy way to assess...
Is Glass a Liquid?Lesson Planet
7 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Amorphous solid or slow-moving liquid? Learn about glass, pitch, and Earth's mantle through a video from the Veritasium playlist. The narrator describes the molecular structures of amorphous versus crystalline solids, shows examples of...
GED Vocabulary: Earth and Space Science-Earth's Crust and The Solar SystemLesson Planet
7th - 9th
In this earth and space science learning exercise, students complete a crossword puzzle given 9 clues and a word bank on topics such as sea floor spreading, tectonic plates, faults, lava and the big bang theory.
A Simplified Model for Predicting Jupiter Radio StormsLesson Planet
10th - 12th
Would you want to visit the pizza moon? Io is known as the pizza moon because of the multiple colors of the lava deposited over its surface. In the lesson, scholars practice a model for predicting Jupiter radio storms using the central...
Earthquakes and Volcanoes Post AssessmentLesson Planet
6th CCSS: Adaptable
The final lesson in the 20-part series is a post assessment covering earthquakes and volcanoes. Twenty-three questions incorporate each of the previous lessons through multiple choice, justified multiple choice, expanded multiple choice,...
GED Vocabulary: Earth and Space ScienceLesson Planet
9th - 12th
In this GED vocabulary learning exercise, students complete a crossword puzzle about earth and space science topics. There are 9 definitions about plate tectonics, the solar system, the Big Bang Theory and weather. Students are given a...
Hazards: Third Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Learners discover hazards related to volcanoes and predict the effects these hazards have on people and land. As blossoming geologists explore various volcanic eruptions, including the hazards associated with them, they create their own...
Plate Tectonics Cycle — Fifth GradeLesson Planet
Math/Science Nucleus provides a set of four resources that take a deeper look into the parts of the plate tectonics cycle. Each resource contains hands-on activities and labs to help fifth graders develop a better understanding of one of Earth's most important systems.
Why Don't All Volcanoes Look and Act the Same?Lesson Planet
Students explore the various types of volcanoes and the difference in viscosities of lava. In this volcanoes lesson, students experiment to understand volcano gases and how the viscosity of the lava can dictate the resulting shape of...
Writing Original Literary Texts - The World of VolcanoesLesson Planet
9th - 11th
Students watch a video about an active volcano and use similes and metaphors to write an original poem. In this poetry and volcano activity, students define similes and metaphors and brainstorm examples. Students watch a video about lava...
Natural Selection and AdaptationLesson Planet
10 mins 9th - 12th
It's not every day that you end up rooting for a mouse. A breathtaking video takes scholars to the American Southwest to learn about the rock pocket mouse. It describes how mice with black fur had an evolutionary advantage in the dark...
Earthquakes: First Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
1st CCSS: Adaptable
First graders explore how earthquakes release energy in a set of hands-on activities. During the pre-lab, they discover how energy from an earthquake releases waves through the earth using a water-filled cup and pebbles. Youngsters...
Plate Tectonics: First Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
1st CCSS: Adaptable
A set of first grade geology lessons focuses on plate tectonics and movement of plate boundaries. During the pre-lab, learners experience three types of plate movement through a kinesthetic demonstration. The lab demonstrates stresses...
Volcanos and the AtmosphereLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
In the summer of 1815, snow fell every month in New England. Was this related to the volcanic eruption of Tambora in Indonesia earlier in the year? Young scientists design their own experiments to research the long-term effect a volcanic...
The Hottest Place on EarthLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Where is the hottest place on Earth, and how can scientists prove it? The video discusses multiple methods for measuring the temperatures across the planet. Then it discusses the hottest places measured by each method and their accuracy....
Everything You Need to Know About Planet EarthLesson Planet
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Earth provides all of the systems needed for life, and how it does that is very complex. The video explains how Earth got here and what makes it special. It details its layers, the atmosphere, and human's place on the planet.
The Irish Myth of the Giant's CausewayLesson Planet
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
When an Irish giant and a Scottish giant face off in a mythical duel, it is a cunning woman who determines the outcome with her clever tricks. Introduce viewers to geomythology—myths that explain the occurrence of natural features—with...
Word Pair Analogies 6 (high-advanced level)Lesson Planet
11th - Higher Ed
Linking words together in an analogy really deepens one's understanding of the word at hand. Use the example provided to guide your advanced English speakers (both native and non-native) in this analogy practice. More than likely, your...
Mountains "Fold, Fault, Erupt, and Erode"Lesson Planet
Fifth graders conduct an experiment to demonstrate the folding and rippling of rock to form a mountain. They identify mountain chains on a map, participate in the demonstrations, and define folding fault block, igneous eruptions, igneous...
The Long and Short Story of Ecological SuccessionLesson Planet
Seventh graders review the steps of ecological succession in a hardwood forest, and they review the concept of climax community. There job is to discover how succession works in other communities of living things. Students are reminded...
Advanced Matching--Land Formations Part 1Lesson Planet
4th - Higher Ed
Using this activity, learners could review information they have covered about land forms, such as hills, mountains and plateaus. This 17 question activity could be used with upper elementary or ESL students to test or review information...
Investigative Case - "Malama Keone'o'io"Lesson Planet
12th - Higher Ed
Students study techniques for conducting a local environmental assessment in an ecologically sensitive area. Identification of native plants and methodologies for sampling is taught in the classroom and then reinforced in the field. The...
The Late Middle Ages (850 to 1492 A. D.)Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students discuss what roles the clergy, nobles and peasants played during the late Middle Ages. They explain what led to the growth of trade and towns in Western Europe. Ultimately, students describe how kings in Western Europe built...