Volcanoes

There are many volcanoes throughout the world. Some are in South America. To find out more, select the links below:

Nevados Ojos del Salado

Nevados Ojos del Salado is the world’s highest active volcano. It is located on the Chile/Argentina border, about 20 km south of the road that crosses Argentina-CHile border at Paso de San Francisco.

More here:

1. http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/ojos_del_salado.html

2. http://www.skimountaineer.com/ROF/ROF.php?name=Ojos

3. Volcanoes of chile: http://www.chileculture.org/volcanoes-chile/

4. http://www.basicplanet.com/stratovolcano/

A list:

http://www.skimountaineer.com/ROF/VolcanicSeven.html

1. Oregon State University

This site has a table of data on many of the world’s Volcanoes

http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/volcano_table

There’s another table here : http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/oldroot/volcanoes/alpha.html

It’s alphabetical by name. Use Control + F to search for the name of the country you are studying, for example: “Chile”

2. Wikipedia is also a good place TO START. Once you know the name of a volcano in the country you are studying, it will make your search easier. Again, use CONTROL + F to search for the name of the country you are studying.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lists_of_volcanoes

3. weather kids is a good place to start for a basic introduction.

http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-volcano.htm

4. Enchanted is a good place to start as well:

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/volcano/

5.. National Geographic has a short 3 min video you can watch at home. You can watch a Brainpop video at school.

6. Primary homework help has links to other sites:

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/mountains/volcanoes.htm

7. Britannica is an online encyclopedia:

http://kids.britannica.com/comptons/article-9277623/volcano

A volcano erupted in Hawaii, U.S.A on November 3rd, 2014:

Here’s a news story for you to read with an adult: http://earthsky.org/earth/state-of-emergency-issued-for-hawaiis-kilauea-volcano

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