Make Your Own Paper Volcano

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Link to Resource: https://mineralseducationcoalition.org/education-database/paper-volcano-activity/
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:Minerals Education Coalition (MEC)
Summary:This activity is intended to help students and others to visualize a stratovolcano (inside and out) and to learn some of the terms used by geologists in describing it. By constructing and examining the model, students will obtain greater appreciation of the relationship between the internal structure of the volcano and its exterior shape and features. This exercise may give the student an insight as to how a stratovolcano is formed. 
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 3; Big Idea 4; Big Idea 8
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.B
NGSS Performance Expectations:2-ESS2-2; 4-ESS2-2; HS-ESS2-1; HS-ESS2-3
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Developing and using models
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Energy and matter: Flows, cycles, and conservation; Patterns; Stability and change
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; activities; elementary school; high school; k-12; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; k-9; mec; middle school; model; volcano
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