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World Around Us - Natural Disasters

The new topic for this term is Natural Disasters. Over the next few lessons you will be focusing on volcanoes. A volcano is a landform (usually a mountain) where molten rock erupts through the surface of the planet. During the next few lessons you will be learning about hot magma, famous eruptions, volcanoes on other planets, volcanic gases, flowing lava and more. Have a blast while learning about one of the most powerful forces on our planet!


Lesson 1 - An introduction to volcanoes 

In this lesson you will get an overview of what a volcano is and focus on how our planet is made up of different layers.

Step 1 – Read slides 1 – 5 of the ‘All About Volcanoes’ PowerPoint

Step 2 – Watch the ‘Introduction to Volcanoes’ YouTube video

Step 3 – Watch the ‘Layers of the Earth’ YouTube video

Step 4 – Complete the ‘Layers of the Earth’ worksheet

*When you open this document, the answers are also included.

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