Chimacum Middle School 6th Grade Earth Science Created by Mr. González An Introduction to Volcanology
Our Focus Created by Mr. González WA Science Standards 6-8 ES3D Earth has been shaped by many natural catastrophes, including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, glaciers, floods, storms, tsunami, and the impacts of asteroids.
You have been studying Mt. Rainier and you have to convince Governor Christine Gregoire that it is indeed active. You need to write a letter to the Governor of Washington State to persuade her to get people near Mt. Rainier to be ready to evacuate.
describe how volcanoes work
* use what you know about Mt. Saint Helens
* describe Mt. Rainier and why it is considered active