Yellowstone National Park as a Hotbed for Inquiry
Learn about volcanoes and how scientists monitor them. Then conduct a jigsaw activity to place a research station within Yellowstone National Park, in a location where it will be safe from regional natural hazards of volcanism, seismicity, hydrothermal eruptions, and crustal deformation.
Presenter(s): Shelley Olds (UNAVCO)
When: 2014 AGU-NESTA GIFT Workshop, December 15-16, 2014
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Supporting Documents, Websites, and Data
Color versions of the PowerPoint presentations, including teacher notes, plus all the data files to carry out the activity are located at Taking the Pulse of Yellowstone's "Breathing" Volcano: Problem-Based Learning in America's First National Park on UNAVCO's website.