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VEPP: Analysis of Inflation-Deflation Events at Pu'u 'Ō'ō Using Tiltmeter Data
Brief three-line description of the activity or assignment and its strengths (you will have an opportunity to expand on this description later in the form): This activity is a homework exercise with an ...

VEPP: Will it Erupt? - Predicting Volcanic Events at Kilauea - Preparing the next generation of DISASTRONAUTs
This is an exercise that is in development and will not be fully tested in the classroom until Spring 2011. Please check back regularly for updates and changes. Using data available from the VEPP website, students ...

VEPP: Using volcano deformation data for lava flow hazard assessment and decision making, Part II: Past is the key to the future
This is an exercise that is in development and has not yet been fully tested in the classroom. Please check back regularly for updates and changes. Brief three-line description of the activity or assignment and ...

VEPP: Using volcano deformation data for lava flow hazard assessment and decision making, Part III: Putting it all together
This is an exercise that is in development and has not yet been fully tested in the classroom. Please check back regularly for updates and changes. Brief three-line description of the activity or assignment and ...

VEPP: Volcanology field experience
This is an exercise that is in development and has not yet been fully tested in the classroom. Please check back regularly for updates and changes.

VEPP: Monday Morning Meeting at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory
This jigsaw groups students as volcano monitoring data experts, and then regroups students into interdisciplinary teams. The teams will discuss volcano monitoring data collected within the past week from Pu'u ...

Mt. Rainier and Mt. St. Helens WA
Living with Volcanoes - Mt. Rainier and Mt. Saint Helens, WA Drs. Jenny Thomson and John Buchanan, Department of Geology, 130 Science Building, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA 99004 509 359-2286; Drs. ...

On the Trail of the Yellowstone Hot Spot
On the Trail of the Yellowstone Hot Spot - Snake River Plain, Craters of the Moon, and Yellowstone Drs. Jenny Thomson and John Buchanan, Department of Geology, 130 Science Building, Eastern Washington University, ...

Where's the volcanic threat?
Students investigate Costa Rican volcanic hazards using (a) the amount of silica in volcanic rocks, (b) a highly-simplified geologic map and (c) a satellite image of Costa Rican night time illumination (i.e., human ...

Natural Hazards on the Island of Hawaii
In this jigsaw activity, students discover four different aspects of natural hazards on the Island of Hawaii. The goal for students is to design a hazard zone map that combines these four topics and that could be ...

Using "Dante's Peak" to Discuss Response to Risk
In this classroom activity, students watch the movie "Dante's Peak" up to the point where Harry Dalton's supervisor arrives and talks to the town council. Students then compare and contrast Harry's assessment and advice to that of his supervisor, discuss the reaction of the town council members, and develop their own recommendations for how the scientists and town should proceed.

Sleeping Mountain Scenario
Original Author: Janice Cooper. Posted with the permission of Glenn Jaecks, (University of California Davis Geology Department) Introduction | Format for Discussion | The Reality of the Threat at Mammoth | Web ...

SAGUARO: Science and GIS Unlocking Analysis and Research Opportunities

The SAGUARO project CD-ROM features three learning modules that use GIS to learn about earth system science. The three modules - Exploring Tropical Cyclones, Exploring the Dynamic Earth, and ...

The Sleeping Mountain

In this role-playing scenario, students represent townspeople whose lives and livelihoods are endangered by an active volcano which may or may not erupt in the near future. They must debate whether ...

Eruption!

This is a downloadable computer simulation which showcases a series of villages that surround an active volcano. The volcano is modeled after Mount Vesuvius and, based on preliminary data, is getting ...

The Little Ice Age: Understanding Climate and Climate Change

This is a classroom activity about the forcing mechanisms for the most recent cold period: the Little Ice Age (1350-1850). Students receive data about tree ring records, solar activity, and volcanic ...

Mt. Pinatubo and the Atmosphere

In this lesson, students explore several facets of the impact of volcanic eruptions on the atmosphere. Students analyze three types of visual information: a graph of aerosol optical depth v. global ...




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