Students will research
the famous volcanic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. The students will describe the
eruption; explain the type of eruption and its long-term effects on the
environment, as well as its effects on human life.
4 60-minute class periods
Standards Used/Unit Goals/Objectives Supported:
investigating how fossils show the development of life over time
ESS-M-A3 investigating the characteristics of volcanoes and
identifying zones where they may occur
ESS-M-A5 identifying the characteristics and uses of minerals
and rocks and recognizing that rocks are mixtures of minerals
ESS-M-A7 modeling how landforms result from the interaction of
constructive and destructive forces
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