Andrew Greene
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Michael Garcia
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This set of educational activities on Hawaiian geology, volcanology and hazards uses fun, highly interactive methods of learning to engage participants in the science of volcanic eruptions, hazards, and disaster management. Each module is an in-depth, multi-hour activity that involves using visual resources, large maps, or other hands-on materials.


Life and Death of Hawaiian Volcanoes
A Jigsaw Activity on the Hawaiian Hotspot and Growth and Degradation of the Hawaiian Ridge

Natural Hazards

Natural Hazards on the Island of Hawai'i
A Jigsaw Activity Discovering Explosive Eruptions, Lava Flows, Earthquakes and Tsunami

Living on Active Volcanoes

Living on Active Volcanoes
A Learning Game on Volcanoes and Hazards on the Island of Hawai'i

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2018 Kīlauea Eruption Simulation
A Volcanic Crisis Role-Play Simulation and Training Activity

The Puu Oo Eruption

The Pu'u'ō'ō Eruption of Kīlauea Volcano (1983-2010)
A Petrology and Geochemistry Lab Activity using Lava Samples, Video Footage, Maps and Geochemical Data

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