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Volcanoes

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Earth and Space Sciences Age Levels Primary (5 to 8 years old), Elementary (9 to 12 years old)

Explore volcanic eruptions and their effect on rock formations through real-world sources and data and meet Smithsonian experts in the field. This collection includes instructional strategy, student activities, assessment, and extension ideas. Organization is made visible by divider tabs indicating such components as concept understanding, Project Zero thinking routines, and calls to action.

This collection was developed by Sandra Vilevac, STEAM Specialist, Washington International School. See Sandra's other collections.

Keywords: plate tectonics, seismic activity, geologist


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DISCOVER: Teacher Resources

Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access

How To Study A Volcano

Smithsonian Magazine

DISCOVER: What do students know about volcanoes?

Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access

Think / Puzzle / Explore: Project Zero Visible Thinking Routine

SI Center for Learning and Digital Access

INTERACT with the data!

Sandra Vilevac

Plate Tectonics

National Museum of Natural History

EXPERIENCE: Dr. Elizabeth Cottrell

Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access

Windows to Earth's Interior with Elizabeth Cottrell

National Museum of Natural History

Women in Science Wednesday: Dr. Elizabeth Cottrell

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Volcanic Rock Collection

Smithsonian Learning Lab

Crayon Art

Sandra Vilevac

EXTEND: Learn more about volcanoes

Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access

Listen to a Volcano ‘Scream’

Smithsonian Magazine