volcanoes

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  1. jd123

    jd123 Cohort

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    Oct 14, 2015

    Hi,
    Any suggestions as to some hands-on activities, other than baking soda & vinegar, you've used for a volcanoes unit?
    Thanks
     
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  3. czacza

    czacza Multitudinous

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    Oct 18, 2015

    Mentos in Coke? Lol

    Actually, if you google 'volcano unit plans', you'll harvest many great resources including one from PBS with lots of technology and print resources.
     
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  4. teacherpippi

    teacherpippi Habitué

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    I usually pair my volcanoes unit with my unit on rocks. Actually handling rocks from the different ways they were made seems like it's always a big hit!
     
  5. mollydoll

    mollydoll Connoisseur

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    I always have a big chunk of pumice floating in a bowl of water. I also have some colorful tuffs, including a bright green sample, and ash from St. Helens.
     
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    Try using the different stones found in the volcanic regions let learners touch them and explore. They love the experience.
     
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    vickilyn Magnifico

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    Go to the Free Links thread. The last post has numerous links pertaining to volcanoes. I love to teach them, and I present them as a natural hazard. There is so much out there about Pompeii, and the videos and visuals always grab and hold student's attention. Good luck - this is one of my favorite units.
     

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