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  • Volcano Eruption Type: Limnic in...
    Volcano Limnic Eruption
    Volcano Limnic Eruption
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    In this video students get to hear and see a really rare volcanic eruption. These are silent killers called limnic eruptions. Limnic eruptions occur when a gas bubble builds up and then gets released...Read more
    Grades 6-8, High School
  • Famous Volcanoes: Mt. Vesuvius and...
    City of Pompeii
    City of Pompeii
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    During my unit on volcanoes I have the students do some research on some famous volcanoes. Mt. Vesuvius is one. This video shows a quick tour of the city of Pompeii and discusses how they made casts...Read more
    Grades 6-8, High School
  • Pyroclastic Flow Caught on Tape
    Pyroclast Flow caught on tape
    Pyroclast Flow caught on tape
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    I show this video when discussing pyroclastic flows. This is a pyroclastic flow that killed a few people in Japan a couple of years ago. It is pretty impressive video as people try to protect...Read more
    Grade 3-5, Grades 6-8, High School
  • Volcano Type: Composite/Strato...
    Arenal Eruptions
    Arenal Eruptions
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    I have actually been to the Arenal Volcano. It is a beautiful site. The volcano erupted sending down a pyroclastic cloud killing several villages in one of the towns close by. It then erupted off and...Read more
    Grades 6-8, High School
  • Volcano Types: Cinder cone: Paricutin
    Paricutin Eruption
    Paricutin Eruption
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    I show this volcano video when discussing cinder cone volcanoes. Paricutin erupted in the 1943 and erupted for 9 years afterward. It occurred on fairly flat land in a farmer's cornfield. This video...Read more
    Grades 6-8, High School
  • Volcano Eruption Style: Surtseyan
    Surtseyan Eruption Style
    Surtseyan Eruption Style
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    This volcanic eruption style is called Surtseyan, named after the island of Surtsey. Surtseyan volcanoes erupt below the surface of water.Read more
    K-2, Grade 3-5, Grades 6-8, High School
  • Lava Dome Eruption Style
    Lava Dome Eruption
    Lava Dome Eruption
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    I show this volcanic eruption when trying to discuss the different types of eruptions. This one is called a lava dome eruption. Lava Dome eruptions stay pretty close to the vent and are very thick...Read more
    K-2, Grade 3-5, Grades 6-8, High School
  • Volcano Eruption Style: Vulcanian
    Vulcanian Eruption Style
    Vulcanian Eruption Style
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    I show this volcanic eruption when trying to discuss the different types of eruptions. This one is called a vulcanian eruption.Read more
    K-2, Grade 3-5, Grades 6-8, High School
  • Volcanic Eruption Type: Strombolean
    Strombolian Eruption
    Strombolian Eruption
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    I show this volcanic eruption when trying to discuss the different types of eruptions. This one is called a strombolian eruption.Read more
    Grades 6-8, High School

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