Dept. of Natural Sciences
Hawaii Pacific University
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Petrology and Geochemistry of the Ongoing Pu'u 'Ō'ō Eruption of Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai'i (1983-2009) part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Petrology:Teaching Examples
The current eruption of Kīlauea Volcano on the island of Hawai'i has been closely monitored and studied since its inception in 1983. This laboratory exercise utilizes the excitement of an ongoing eruption to ...
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Natural Hazards on the Island of Hawaii part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Environmental Geology:Activities
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 ...
Life and Death of Hawaiian Volcanoes: A Jigsaw Activity on the Hawaiian Ridge part of Cutting Edge:Teaching Activities
This activity immerses students in the discovery and appreciation of the Hawaiian hotspot, and the growth and evolution of Hawaiian volcanoes. This engaging, interactive group activity uses a beautiful 25 foot long ...