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11 reviewed resources for lava flow and viscosity

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Volcanoes: First Grade Lesson Plans and Activities

For Teachers 1st Standards
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...
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Science Italian Style: Eruption!

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore ways scientists prepare for a volcanic eruption. They observe films of earthquakes, oil spills, volcanoes and hurricanes. Students perform activities to demonstrate the relationship of viscosity to lava flow. They...
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Are We Falling Apart? Exploding Volcanoes

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students research and demonstrate volcanic activity. In this volcanism activity, students research the types of volcanoes and define related terms using the Internet. They demonstrate volcanic activity with water, corn syrup, and flour.
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Hazards: Fifth Grade Lesson Plans and Activities

For Teachers 5th Standards
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...
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Volcanoes-Viscosity Demonstration

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students engage in a lesson which demonstrates that volcanism is the process whereby materials formed inside the Earth come out onto the surface. They participate in a simple, yet effective, activity which demonstrates how volcanoes...
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Volcano Under the City

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students examine the different flow rates of liquids and how lava's viscosity influences flow.  In this liquids lesson plan students complete several handouts and a lab activity.
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Volcano Shapes and Viscosity

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners are given shapes of mountain and volcanoes and are to predict the viscosity of their lava.  In this investigative lesson students complete a lab activity. 
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Plate Tectonic - Volcanoes

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students watch and learn the different levels of "viscosity" in liquids to explain molten lava after viewing a video of a Hawaiian volcano.
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Volcanic Unrest

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the Ring of Fire. For this volcano lesson, students discuss active volcanoes in the world and explore viscosity as they participate in a hands-on classroom activity.
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Eruption Products

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Fire up your class with interesting facts and information about the lava, gases, steam, ash etc. that come out of a volcano when it erupts. Young scientists examine the eruptive materials that are produced by a volcanic eruption, learn...
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Modeling an Active (!!) Explosive Volcano

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine how gas pressure causes eruptions of explosive volcanoes, and demonstrate how the build-up of gas from dissolving alka seltzer causes the lid of a film canister to blow off. They compare/contrast between the model and...