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Different types of volcanoes, including shield, composite and cinder cones, are produced by different types of eruptions.

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    Types of Volcanoes

    Types of Volcanoes

    by CK-12 //basic
    Different types of eruptions create different types of volcanos.
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    Types of Volcano

    Types of Volcano

    by CK-12 //basic
    A very brief video that describes the three types of volcanoes. (Good for a quick review.) Note that shield volcano is misspelled as "sheild" in the video.
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  • Video
    Volcano 101

    Volcano 101

    by CK-12 //basic
    Learn more about volcanoes, forces of nature that are both a blessing and curse for human civilization.
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  • Downloadable Quiz
    Types of Volcanoes Quiz - MS ES

    Types of Volcanoes Quiz - MS ES

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews different types of volcanoes.
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  • Real World Application
    A Volcano Grows in a Cornfield

    A Volcano Grows in a Cornfield

    by CK-12 //basic
    Paricutin is a cinder cone that was born in and erupted for 9 years in Mexico.
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  • Real World Application
    Arizona Volcanoes

    Arizona Volcanoes

    by CK-12 //basic
    Covers the volcanoes of Northern Arizona including composite volcanoes and cinder cones.
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