What determines lava flow? Students explore this question through experimentation with viscosity of liquids.
Students measure the viscosity of various liquids through a hands-on lab. Worksheets are included for students to record data, analyze results, and calculate the standard deviation.
Student Data Table Worksheet for use with the Viscosity Lesson Plan Lab.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Explosive Eruptions.
To use prior knowledge of root words to learn new vocabulary words using Etymology.
To show how details are organized into categories that in turn are related to main ideas using a Spider Map.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary words to determine answers using an Ask, Answer, Learn table.
Using Cameroon's Lake Nyos disaster as a case study, students will analyze the cause, demonstrate what happened, and compare to Lake Mammoth
Students will look at live webcams of volcanoes around the world, picking a few to research in further depth.
Researchers learn about exposive eruptions and what life in Ancient Rome was like from studying Pompeii.
Supervolcano eruptions are rare but catastrophic and we have one in North America, Yellowstone.
On May 18, 1980 Mount St. Helens erupted explosively. Volcanologists learned from that eruption and also have new tools so predictions are improving.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Explosive Eruptions, Effusive Eruptions, and Predicting Volcanic Eruptions. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Explosive Eruptions.