Volcanoes

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Link to Resource: https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.earthsys.lp_volcanoes/volcanoes/#.WeYfxWhSyUl
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:PBS LearningMedia; WGBH Educational Foundation
Publication Date:2006
Summary:Students investigate the processes that build volcanoes, the factors that influence different eruption types, and the threats volcanoes pose to their surrounding communities. They use what they have learned to identify physical features and eruption types of several actual volcanic episodes.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 1; Big Idea 3; Big Idea 8
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS3.B
NGSS Performance Expectations:MS-ESS3-2
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Patterns
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; earth; high school; lesson; middle school; natural hazards; plate tectonics; volcano; volcanology
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