Sites2See – volcanoes

Secondary KLAs:
Human Society and its Environment, Science
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10

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Links to resources outlining some famous volcanic eruptions and explaining the types and causes of volcanic activity.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(GE4-2) describes processes and influences that form and transform places and environments

(SC5-12ES) describes changing ideas about the structure of the Earth and the universe to illustrate how models, theories and laws are refined over time by the scientific community

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU153) Sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks contain minerals and are formed by processes that occur within Earth over a variety of timescales

(ACSSU180) The theory of plate tectonics explains global patterns of geological activity and continental movement

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Earth's crust, Lava, Volcanoes
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Thursday, 1 November 2018

Resource ID: 25a06303-a33f-4d14-99c5-b5dcefa9076f