Characteristics of Volcanoes…

Characteristics of Volcanoes…

Syllabus Point: To know the characteristics of volcanoes (shield, composite and cinder) formed by varying types of volcanic eruption; and associated secondary hazards (pyroclastic flows, lahars, landslides)

Starter: 

Task 1: Define the key terms:

Shield volcanoes

Composite volcanoes

Cinder volcanoes

Secondary hazards

Pyroclastic Flows

Lahars

Landslides

 

Main Development:

Task 2:

Create a profile on the tasksheet link below of the Three types of volcanoe important for your syllabus (Composite, Shield and Cinder) providing the followig for each:

  • A diagram with lables
  • A description of the features of the volcanoe
  • Examples from around the world
  • The types of Secondary Hazards that take place at that volcano

Composite, Shield and Cinder Volcanoes tasksheet

 

 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stratovolcano

 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shield_volcano

 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinder_cone

A Composite Volcano

Image result for composite volcanoes

(source: https://www.thinglink.com/scene/713167024020258817)

A Shield Volcano

Image result for shield volcano DIAGRAM

(source: http://www.diventare.co/Schematics/shield-volcano-diagram.html)

A Cinder Volcano

Image result for cinder volcano DIAGRAM

(source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinder_cone)

 

Image result for cinder volcano DIAGRAM

(source: https://www.zmescience.com/other/science-abc/types-of-volcano/)

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