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The Best Sites For Learning About Volcanoes

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'Kilauea Volcano at Mauna Ulu' photo (c) 2007, Image Editor - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

I’m being a little lazy and cheating a bit with this “The Best…” list. I have a few “The Best…” lists relating specifically to volcanoes that have erupted over the years. Within those lists, especially the one on the Iceland volcano, I have many links to resources and interactives explaining what volcanoes are “generically.”

I just don’t have time right now to copy and paste those specific links to their own list. I will, however, eventually find the time. Until then, however, I thought bringing all the volcano-related “The Best…” lists would be useful.

In addition, I’ll start adding new links on volcanoes to this list.

I’ll also be adding this “The Best…” list to A Compilation Of “The Best…” Lists About Natural Disasters.

Here is a beginning list of The Best Sites For Learning About Volcanoes:

The Best Sites For Learning About Volcanoes & Mount Redoubt

The Best Sites For Learning About The Volcano & Tsunami In Indonesia

The Best Sites For Learning About The Volcano In Iceland

The Best Sites To Learn About The Tongan Volcano & Earthquake

A Year of Volcanic Activity is a series of photos from The Atlantic.

Nyiragongo Crater: Journey to the Center of the World is a series of photos from The Boston Globe’s Big Picture.

The Best Sites About The Latest Volcano In Iceland To Erupt

The Best Sites For Learning About The Puyehue Volcano Eruption in Chile

60 Minutes did an excellent segment titled Volcanoes: Nature’s ticking time bombs. I’ve embedded the video below, and it has additional resources at its website, including a transcript.




Cool Volcano
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Here’s footage from a drone of the Yasur volcano on Tanna island, Vanuatu:

TED-Ed has published this video about supervolcanoes (you can find the entire lesson here):

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I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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