Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Volcanoes of the World

This map is pinpointing the areas where there are volcanoes, on an international scale. Posted by Hello

Monday, March 28, 2005

Volcano Project

This is a wonderful example of what the final result of a volcano project should look like during the experiment. Posted by Hello

This project is based on a "papier mâché" volcano project. It might be good to have some extra help from your parents if you encounters some problems with certain tools.

For the volcano itself, you will require the following materials:

Here are the steps that you should follow during the building process of your volcano.

With such a project, everyone will be amazed at the high quality of your project. Experiment and...enjoy!

Friday, March 25, 2005

What are the different types of volcanoes?

The form of the volcano depends on the minerals contained in the magma. The shape of a volcano is created by the violence of the explosion and the amount of water present in the magma.

Diagram of a Shield volcano

This diagram represents a shield volcano. Posted by Hello

Diagram of a Cinder Cone volcano

This diagram represents a cinder cone volcano. Posted by Hello

Diagram of a Composite volcano

This diagram represents a composite volcano also known as a stratovolcano. Posted by Hello

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