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                                      Volcano Resources

 

 

                        United States Geological Survey

                        (USGS-How Do Volcanoes Erupt?
https://www.usgs.gov/faqs/how-do-volcanoes-

erupt?qt-news_science_products=0#qt-news_

science_products


NASA-NASA Science Space Place—What is

a Volcano?
https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/volcanoes2/en/

 

                              Image: Mount St. Helens in Washington erupted on

                              May 18, 1980. USGS

 

Department of Homeland Security-FEMA-Know the Facts: Volcanoes
Facts about volcanoes, including what to do before, during and after volcanic events.
https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/a4402e44902b963c8de7ee4ad0586016/FEMA_FS_volcano_508-8-15-13.pdf


FEMA-Volcanoes Fact Sheet
https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/a4402e44902b963c8de7ee4ad0586016/FEMA_FS_volcano_508-8-15-13.pdf


Weather WizKids—Volcanoes
Lots of great information about how volcanoes form, different stages of volcanoes, why they erupt and much more!
https://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-volcano.htm


San Diego State University-Stratovolcanoes—How Volcanoes Work
Information, diagrams and examples of stratovolcanoes. http://sci.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/stratovolc_page.html


San Diego State University-Shield Volcanoes—How Volcanoes Work
Information, diagrams and examples of shield volcanoes.
http://sci.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/shieldvolc_page.html


San Diego State University-Types of Volcanoes
Information and descriptive table on different types of volcanoes.
http://sci.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/Volcano_types.html


USGS-Lava Flows
https://volcanoes.usgs.gov/vhp/lava_flows.html

 

FEMA—Volcanoes
Good information on volcanoes with

explanations and vocabulary.
https://www.ready.gov/kids/disaster-facts

/volcanoes
 

                                                                                                       Image: Mauna Ulu eruption in Hawaii. USGS

 

National Geographic Kids—Volcanoes
Easy-to-read basic information about volcanoes. The site also has a slideshow with volcano pictures and a volcano video.
https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/science/volcano/

 

 

 

 

 

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