Lesson Plan

Forms of Volcanoes

Students will watch a short video on volcanoes and then go to a virtual lab to discover the different types of volcanoes and their location in the United States.
Susan R.
Classroom teacher
Armada High School
Armada, United States
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects Science

Students will be able to identify the differences between three main volcanoes.

Grades 10 – 12
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1 The hook

Activity: Exploring


Students will view a three minute video introducing them to volcanoes.


2 Virtual lab

Activity: Investigating

 Students will visit an interactive website wherre they will read about the three different types of volcanoes. The students will then go to a virtual lab to explore and discover the different forms of volcanoes and where they are located in the United States.