Description of Lesson III:
In this lesson, students will develop a basic understanding of the positive and
negative effects of volcanoes.
2 60-minute class periods
Standards Used/Unit Goals/Objectives Supported:
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
will identify the positive and negative effects that volcanoes may have on our
investigate the effects of volcanic eruptions using the Internet.
write a compare/contrast paper on the effects of volcanoes using Microsoft Word.
and Internet access for all students
use the Internet or other research materials to research the positive and
negative effects of volcanic eruptions
will use Microsoft Word to write a compare/contrast paper.
of Compare/Contrast paper