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World Around Us – Natural Disasters


Lesson 6 – The effects of a volcanic eruption on the environment

In this lesson you will focus on how volcanoes have a very serious effect on the lands and people around them when they erupt. The effects of volcanoes can be both positive and negative.


Step 1 – Read the ‘Positive and Negative Effects of Volcanic Activity’ PDF

Step 2 – Open and read the 'Effects of volcanic eruptions' link  

Step 3 – Open and read the ‘Positive and Negative Effects of Volcanic Eruptions’ PowerPoint. Do not print the worksheet out. On a piece of paper write a list of all the positive effects and a list of all the negative effects.

*The answers are on a separate document which you will need to open

Step 4 – Complete the ‘Volcano Quiz’ to see how much you know about volcanoes so far