Andrew Greene
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Michael Garcia
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This set of education modules on Hawaiian geology, volcanology and hazards uses fun, highly interactive methods of learning to engage students in science. Each module is an in-depth, multihour activity that involves using large maps and other hands-on materials. To prepare the activity, instructors will have to print the maps and materials provided. Once the activity has been run, we believe you will recognize the benefits of engaging students in this kind of experiential and stimulating educational activity.


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

The Puu Oo Eruption

Petrology and Geochemistry of the Ongoing Pu'u O'o Eruption of Kilauea Volcano (1983-2010)
A Lab Activity using Lava Samples, Video Footage, Maps and Geochemical Data on the Current Eruption of Kilauea

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