CVO Education

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Resource Type:Outreach Programs; School-based Outreach Programs
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K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Organization:USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory (USGSCVO)
Summary:Information and materials on volcanoes and preparedness for disasters, Annual Events, teaching resources; Location: Vancouver, WA Many students have a natural curiosity about volcanoes. Encourage their interest and help them understand that living near a volcano is an opportunity for learning, as well as recreation and enjoyment. Classroom teachers, emergency educators and others can do a lot to help prepare their communities for the next eruption of a nearby volcano. They can augment existing generalized curricula with educational materials, data, and preparedness information on this website.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 8
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS3.B
NGSS Performance Expectations:3-ESS3-1; 4-ESS3-2; HS-ESS3-1; MS-ESS3-2
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Engaging in argument from evidence
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Patterns
Subjects: education; natural hazards; volcano; washington
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