Volcano Resources


NOVA – Official Website Anatomy of a Volcano

UK Geology

Volcano Hazards and Monitoring: https://volcanoes.usgs.gov/vhp/hazards.html

How volcanoes become dormant: http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/why-do-volcanoes-become-dormant

How they are studied: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/how-to-study-a-volcano-36853465/

Slides: Plate Tectonics 2017-18


  • Types of volcanoes (shield, cinder cone, composite and fissure [optional more])
  • 3 causes (convergent boundaries, divergent boundaries, hot spots in mantle – athenosphere)
  • Inside of a volcano
  • Dangers or Hazards of a volcano and the harm they do
  • How they are studied and monitored
  • Optional: How they become dormantPlate Tectonics 2017-18

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