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Let’s Learn about Volcanoes!

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Today’s adventure takes you to the mouth of one of nature’s most fantastic and ferocious phenomenon.  Volcanoes are absolutely amazing natural features.  Check out these webpage’s from National Geographic to learn about volcanoes, their amazing features, and the science behind their existence.  

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/science/volcano

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/volcanoes/

Want to know even more?  Below is a page by NASA with more information about volcanoes here on Earth.  

https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/volcanoes2/en/

Volcanoes are Out of this World 

It’s true!  Volcanoes really are out of this world, they can be found all over the galaxy.  Check out the link below to see what NASA can tell us about volcanoes on other planets and on moons in the Milky Way Galaxy. 

https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/volcanoes/en/

Seeing is Believing! 

Click the link below to watch a video released by the National Geographic to learn more about volcanoes and watch a couple in action. 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNGUdObDoLk

You can also check out this short video from SciShow Kids to learn more about volcanoes.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7Oq9_DU1Mc&t=1s

Virtual Visit to Hawaii Volcanoes! 

If you are wondering what it would be like to visit a real volcano, check out this virtual tour of Hawaii Volcanoes by the National Park Service and explore an actual volcano!

https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us/national-parks-service/hawaii-volcanoes/nahuku-lava-tube-tour

Make Your Own Magic! 

Have you ever wondered what a volcano might look like up close?  Check out the instructions below provided by the Natural History Museum and make your own mini volcanoes.  

https://www.nhm.ac.uk/discover/how-to-make-a-volcano.html

Explore Further with Library Resources 

With your library card you can find tons of great books on Volcanoes in our Hoopla collection.  Here is one of our favourites!  https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12296014