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All About Volcanoes for Children
From YouTube, produced by FreeSchool
One of the most dramatic landforms on the planet, volcanoes come in many different shapes and sizes. Learn how volcanoes form, what types and structures they can be, and what types of lava and rock they produce in this introduction to volcanoes. (06:... [more]
August 5, 2017 at 01:23 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
Volcanoes 101 | National Geographic
From YouTube, produced by National Geographic
Volcanoes are as dangerous as they are majestic. Over 50 eruptions rock our planet every year. This video helps you understand what causes volcanoes to form and erupt—and shows where they are most likely to be found. (02:28)
May 24, 2018 at 04:21 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Episode 1: What is Lava?
From YouTube, produced by SU OL
'The Subject is Lava' is a massive open online course at Syracuse University. (10:26)
May 22, 2018 at 06:58 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
How Dangerous Would A Supervolcano Eruption Be?
From YouTube, produced by Life Noggin
Have you ever wondered what would happen if a supervolcano like Yellowstone erupted? Is humanity doomed? (04:27)
September 30, 2018 at 12:15 PM
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Ages: 8 - 12
Volcanoes by StudyJams
From scholastic.com, produced by Scholastic
Volcanoes produce some of the Earth's most violent geological changes, but they are not always violent.  Different kinds of volcanoes, including shield, composite, and ashflow caldera, produce different kinds of eruptions.  Learn more about volcanoes... [more]
May 21, 2011 at 12:03 PM
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Ages: 9 - 15
Finding the Middle of Nowhere: Volcanology
From YouTube, produced by TheScrappyDuo.com
Location: Idaho. Year: Unknown. The Scrappy Duo discovers the science behind a hot springs they stumble upon in the mountains of Idaho. (03:49)
April 8, 2017 at 07:20 PM
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Ages: 7 - 12
From YouTube, produced by makemegenius.com
This computer animation teaches young children about the Earth's structure and volcanoes.  Some key vocabulary words include: core, mantle, crust, magma, molecules, and lava.  (03:16)
April 10, 2012 at 04:56 AM
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Ages: 7 - 12
Introduction to Volcanoes
From YouTube, produced by http://www.makemegenius.com
This short video gives basic facts about volcanoes. Key vocabulary words include core, magma, gases, and lava. This is a good resource to help build background knowledge and would work well as an introductory lesson to volcanoes and Earth. (03:25)
April 10, 2012 at 02:26 AM
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Ages: 11 - 18
The 6 Types of Volcanic Eruptions
From YouTube, produced by Encyclopaedia Britannica
Strombolian, Vulcanian, Pelean, Icelandic, Hawaiian, Plinian... What do these names describe? Here's a hint: It's a major geological event, and the name used to describe them is determined by the physics and chemistry of the magma, which explodes for... [more]
September 30, 2018 at 02:22 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
Volcanic Hazards in New Zealand
From YouTube, produced by Julian Thomson
Brad Scott describes the different volcano types and potential threats in New Zealand. This includes active volcano footage thanks to Geoff Mackley.  (04:44)
December 13, 2012 at 10:15 PM
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