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Featured Mini Lessons

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

Compare pictures of different volcanoes. Then visit NASA's Space Place to learn about volcanoes and answer questions about volcanic eruptions.

Grade Level: 6-8

Students will review the NASA Space Place video, "Tectonic Forces", and answer questions about tectonic plates.

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Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

Compare images from two volcanic eruptions in the Kuril Islands which occurred ten years apart and complete a graphic organizer for impacts on different Earth spheres. 

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12

Learn about volcanic ash and watch a visualization of the Calbuco volcano to see how ash travels around the world. 

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12

Students examine satellite images of an island before and after a volcanic eruption to determine the impact of the eruption.

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

Students examine satellite images of a recently formed island to identify areas of erosion and deposition.