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Exploring Volcanoes Webquest



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Researcher

As the researcher of your team, you are responsible for the following 
objectives:

OBJECTIVE #1 - Vocabulary
Define the following 20 vocabulary words.  This assignment is worth 20 
points towards your overall grade and at least 10 of these words must be 
correctly used in your final project.

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active volcano                            
caldera                     
cinder cone 
composite(strato) volcano
crater                 
dormant volcano
eruption             
extinct volcano
hot spot
lava
magma                                  
nuee ardente
pipe                
pyroclastic
Ring of Fire                              
shield volcano              
vent
volcano                
volcanic neck

OBJECTIVE #2
Provide FULL answers to the following questions.  All of this information 
must be included in your final project. (4 slides)

1. In general, how do volcanoes form?

2. What are the main parts of a volcano? (Be able to label them on a diagram)

3. What causes a volcano to erupt?

4. How does a volcano erupt?

***If you have accomplished all of your objectives, see if any of your team 
members could use some assistance.


The websites below will help you in your research.

Internet Links


Volcano World
Glossary and Terms
http://volcano.und.edu/vwdocs/glossary.html

Volcano World
Volcano FAQ
http://volcano.und.edu/vwdocs/ask_a.html

Volcano World
Parts of a Volcano
http://volcano.und.edu/vwdocs/vw_hyperexchange/parts.html

Terrestrial Volcanoes
The Nature of Volcanoes
http://www.solarviews.com/eng/tervolc2.htm

Monitoring Volcanoes
http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/volcanoes/vmonitor.html

Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volcano

Other References

Your Addison-Wesley Science Insights textbook


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