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For Teachers 4th Standards
This collection is a blast. Kids can explore the science behind plate tectonics, examine the life cycle of volcanoes, and engage in hands-on projects that model volcanic processes. They'll lava.
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Volcanoes for Beginners

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Have a blast teaching third, fourth, and fifth graders about volcanoes! A collection of educational videos and interactive lessons is sure to get your class interested in one of the most explosive and volatile aspects of plate tectonics.
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Plate Tectonics Cycle — First Grade

For Teachers 1st Standards
Including four units on volcanoes, earthquakes, plate tectonics, and hazards associated with these forces, each unit is intended to last about five days. But how are they all related, and what on earth do they have to do with our planet?...
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Plate Tectonics Cycle — Second Grade

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Use this collection from Math/Science Nucleus to engage your second graders in the exploration of the plate tectonics cycle. Including four units on volcanoes, earthquakes, plate tectonics, and hazards associated with these forces, each...
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Plate Tectonics Cycle — Third Grade

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Four resources make up a collection centered around the plate tectonic cycle created by Math/Science Nucleus. Each unit gradually builds upon the other to demonstrate how the movement of Earth's plates plays a role in creating volcanoes...
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Plate Tectonics Cycle — Kindergarten

For Teachers K Standards
Four units make up a collection on volcanoes, earthquakes, plate tectonics, and hazards associated with these forces. Learners discover how are they all related and what exactly they have to do with our planet. Use this collection from...
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Plate Tectonics Cycle — Sixth Grade

For Teachers 6th Standards
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...
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Plate Tectonics Cycle — Fifth Grade

For Teachers 5th
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...
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Plate Tectonics Cycle — Fourth Grade

For Teachers 4th Standards
Looking for a hands-on approach to understanding the Plate Tectonics Cycle? Find it in a collection made up of pre- and post-labs, group discussions, and answering questions. Four resources make up a collection that breaks down each part...
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Multimedia Discovery Missions

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Multimedia Discovery Missions collection is a series of 13 interactive presentations and activities that introduce young geologists and oceanographers to fundamental concepts involving the Earth’s crust and ocean sea life. Benthos,...
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Plate Tectonics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young geologists examine evidence scientists have gathered to develop the Theory of Plate Tectonics. They explore how tectonic events are monitored and how future events can be predicted. The unit concludes with groups investigating how...
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ScienceWeb Australia: Years 9-10

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Science Web Australia presents a collection of three units designed for English speaking high schoolers and utilizing resources available online. The first unit focuses on ecosystems, the second on plate tectonics, and the third on the...
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Volcano Contour Models Activity

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars experiment with water levels and plastic topographic volcano models to determine the contour lines that would be used to create a topograpohic map of a volcano. They use the traced lines to actually develop the map.
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Volcanoes: USGS Geography

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students research volcanoes. In this volcanoes unit, students examine components of a volcano, how it is created, what causes it to erupt, and the results of an eruption. There are a series of 6 lessons included in this unit. Students...
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Study Jams! Volcanoes

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
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...
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Volcano 101

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Another fantastic video from National Geographic! This one teaches the basics of volcanoes; where they occur, why they occur, the different types of volcanoes, and the benefits and hazards of living nearby an active volcano.
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Inside a Volcano

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A fascinating video on the role volcanoes played in the formation of Earth is here for your class. The video shows how it was volcanic eruptions that led our planet out of the ice age by spewing carbon dioxide gas into the atmosphere....
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Landforms from Volcanoes

For Teachers 6th Standards
Three major types of volcanoes exist: cinder cone, composite/strata, and shield. The 18th lesson in a 20-part series covers the various landforms created from volcanoes. Scholars work in pairs to correctly identify the three types based...
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Where in the World Is That Volcano?

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Identify the Earth's major volcanoes with an earth science lesson. Elementary and middle schoolers locate major volcanoes on a world map. Then, in groups, they research how the volcano affects the region in which it is located.
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Earthquakes and Volcanoes

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Earth's surface constantly changes thanks to a variety of geological forces; in fact, Australia currently moves faster than GPS technology. Scholars connect the idea of continental drift to earthquakes and volcanoes with the help of an...
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Volcanoes: Fourth Grade Lesson Plans and Activities

For Teachers 4th Standards
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....
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For Teachers 4th - 5th
What a wonderful resource! This presentation describes key vocabulary and information relating to volcanoes. The visuals are inviting and the descriptions useful. It provides everything a teacher needs to introduce or review this topic...
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Volcanoes Are Hot Stuff

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Introduce learners to the amazing volcano! This presentation asks a few very good questions regarding volcanoes, lucky for you it provides the answers too. Your class will learn what a volcano is, why they erupt, and all about the...
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All About Volcanoes: How They Form, Eruptions and More!

For Students K - 5th Standards
How do volcanoes form and why do they erupt? Does magma change as it reaches Earth's surface? These are some of the questions that are under investigation in a video that explains the science around volcanoes.

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