Shows the Hawaiian islands and explains how they were formed by hotspots. (Start at 0:26 if you want to skip the introductory scenic footage.)
What is a hotspot? Learn more about volcanic hotspots and how they contributed to the formation of places like the Hawaiian Islands.
An educational video that uses Hawaii to explain shield volcanoes.
Students explore how volcanoes are formed through examining plate boundaries and hot spots.
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Researchers learn about how magma moves by descending into an empty magma chamber in Iceland.
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