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An introductory PowerPoint presentation to the study of volcanoes.

An introductory PowerPoint presentation to the study of volcanoes.

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  • 1. Chimacum Middle School 6th Grade Earth Science Created by Mr. González An Introduction to Volcanology
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. Your Mission
    • 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
      • * make your letter convincing
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  • 4. Each Team Member …
    • One person will become expert on volcano types.
    • One person on lava types
    • One person on the different eruptions.
    • One person on Mt Rainier mud flows.
    • One person on other Mt Rainier hazards.
    • One person on Mt Saint Helens.
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  • 5. Our Volcanoes! Created by Mr. González Mt. Rainier
  • 6. Created by Mr. González Mt. Adams Mt. Baker Glacier Peak!
  • 7. Created by Mr. González Mt. Saint Helens
  • 8. Mt. Hood is also Active! Created by Mr. González
  • 9. Types of Volcanoes
    • You can describe the three major types of volcanoes (there are more)
      • Shield
      • Cinder Cone
      • Composite or Strato Cone
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  • 10. Created by Mr. González Shield Volcano
  • 11. Created by Mr. González Cinder Cone Volcano
  • 12. Created by Mr. González Composite Cone
  • 13. Types of Lava Created by Mr. González
  • 14. Parts of a Volcano/Vocabulary Created by Mr. González
  • 15. Eruptions Created by Mr. González
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  • 19. In Conclusion
    • You will have time to research volcanoes and especially Mt. Rainier and Mt. Saint Helens.
    • Then you will compose your letter to the Governor.
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  • 20. Bibliography
    • Volcano World (started in 1995). University of North Dakota. < http://volcano.und.edu/ >
    • How Volcanoes Work (4/8/02). NASA’s Project ALERT. < http://www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/ >
    • Volcanoes (9/28/00). Exploring The Environment. < http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/volcanoes/vtypesvolcan1.html >
    • Volcano Hazards Program (9/4/02). USGS. < http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/Products/Pglossary/pahoehoe.html >
    • Mt. Rainier (1994). USGS/Cascades Volcano Observatory. < http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/Rainier/Lahars/Historical/framework.html >
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