Volcanoes

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Mauna Ulu on the east rift of Kilauea. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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  • Classroom Activities

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WGBH Educational Foundation, PBS LearningMedia

Description: 

Students investigate the processes that build volcanoes, the factors that influence different eruption types, and the threats volcanoes pose to their surrounding communities. They use what they have learned to identify physical features and eruption types of several actual volcanic episodes.

Publication Year: 

2006

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Earth Science Big Ideas: 

Is this tagged to NGSS by the organization?: 

No

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