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Volcanologist

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

OBJECTIVE #1 - Earth's Volcanoes

Make a table with these headings across the top:
Name of Volcano
Country
Type of Volcano
Year of Last Eruption
Active, Dormant, or Extinct

Write in the names of these volcanoes under "Name of Volcano":
Mt. Etna                              
Popocatepetl
Mt. St. Helens                        
Stromboli
Kilauea                               
Merapi
Krakatau                              
Vilarrica
Mt. Vesuvius                          
Tambora
Pinatubo
Tungurahua

Fill in the table with the rest of the information.  This assignment is 
worth 25 points towards your overall grade.

OBJECTIVE #2 - Investigate a Volcano
Select one of the volcanoes from the table.  In addition to the information 
in the table, answer the follwing questions about your team's volcano.  All 
of this information must be included in your final project.  (2 slides)

1. What type of volcano is it?

2. How did this type of volcano or your specifc volcano form?

3. Be able to locate your volcano on a world map.

***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


Global Volcanism Program
Volcano Database
Used to complete the Earth's Volcanoes table.
http://www.volcano.si.edu/world/allvolcs.htm

Volcano World
Types of Volcanoes
http://volcano.und.edu/vwdocs/vwlessons/volcano_types/index.html

Types of Volcanoes
http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/volcanoes/vtypesvolcan1.html

Terrestrial Volcanoes
Principal Types of Volcanoes
http://www.solarviews.com/eng/tervolc3.htm

Volcano World  
Find a specific volcano by clicking on a region on the world map.
http://volcano.und.edu/vwdocs/volc_images/volc_images.html

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

Other References

Your Addison-Wesley Science Insights textbook


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