What is the difference between a shield volcano and a cinder cone volcano? How does the flow of lava influence the type of rock that's formed? A presentation on different aspects of volcanoes answers these questions for middle school scientists.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas

  • Bring in examples of the volcanic rock types presented in the slides
  • Accompany the presentation with videos demonstrating volcanic blasts
Classroom Considerations

  • Bolded words emphasize concepts being taught

  • The 18-slide presentation contains engaging and informative graphics that accompany the text

  • The amount of information on each slide may prove overwhelming for some learners
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