Volcanic Hazards: Flows

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Did you know the largest volcano in our solar system is on Mars? Young scholars measure and experiment with how to predict lava and mud flows. This knowledge leads to better evacuation, safety, and preventative methods. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Research what happens when a volcano covered in ice or snow erupts
Classroom Considerations
  • Verify the experiment procedures each group creates before they perform the exercise
  • Activity and experiment could be done in small groups or individually
  • The third lesson in a series of seven
  • Reading passage highlights vocabulary
  • Lesson includes three extension activities
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