Instant Expert: Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Become an instant expert on volcanoes and earthquakes! Find motivational mini-lessons and the reference material you need to reinforce key concepts, such as volcanic eruption and lava flow.
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Instant Expert: Volcanoes and Earthquakes

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Eyewitness: Volcano & Earthquake
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Discover the power of volcanoes and earthquakes, from hot spots to tsunamis, in this visually-stunning guide. Eyewitness: Volcano & Earthquake

Hot Rocks Mini-Lesson

Reading Level: Upper Elementary

Use this slideshow to review the concept of "hot spots" and to discuss the different kinds of lava that flow from active volcanoes.


Eye Wonder: Volcano
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Discover the inner workings of one of Earth's most terrifying natural phenomena and famous volcanic eruptions. Eye Wonder: Volcano
Experience: Volcano
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Come on an incredible visual journey from the molten core through a magma chamber to fiery rivers of lava. Witness a violent eruption as fantastic digital images show you a volcano as you've never seen it before. Experience: Volcano
Eyewitness: Earth
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Learn how animals, plants, and the environment interact in this spectacular, thought-provoking and highly informative guide to the fascinating story of the Earth. Superb, full-color photography of geological equipment, rocks, minerals and 3-D models reveals the ideas and discoveries that have changed our understanding of the world in which we live. Eyewitness: Earth
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