Volcanoes Unit



This week-long unit addresses the following essential question, “How do we differentiate between types of volcanoes?

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Students learn what volcanoes are, how they form, where they are located on our planet, what determines the explosivity of a volcano, the anatomy of a volcano, and the different types of volcanoes.

The following resources are included in this unit:

  • Volcanoes PowerPoint Presentation & Guided Notes
  • Volcanoes Practice Worksheet & Answer Key
  • Volcanoes 101 Pamphlet
  • Volcanoes in the Headlines Activity
  • Volcanism Online Activity & Answer Key
  • Volcanoes Quizzes (two versions) & Answer Keys


Grade Levels: 6th – 12th
Total Pages: 60+
Teaching Duration: 1 Week

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