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For those of us who don't speak the native language of Iceland the name of this now famous volcano is daunting enough (ay-yah-FYAH-lah-yer-kuhl).
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Where do volcanoes occur? How do scientists predict them? Do they happen on other planets? All your volcano questions answered ...
Another type of mountain in the sea is an island. It rises from the sea floor, but reaches above the ocean’s surface, sometimes just barely. An island is a solitary mountain formed by volcanic activity.
These are the classic, cone-shaped peaks we commonly associate with a lava-spewing eruption. Eruptions from cinder cones are pretty small potatoes, as far as volcanic eruptions go.
Another type of classical cone-shaped volcano is the stratovolcano. However, when it comes to size and the ability to pack a serious punch, stratovolcanoes outclass cinder cones in a big way.
In this educational animated movie about Science learn about Pangea, tectonics, crusts, mantle, volcanoes, earthquakes, mountains, fault lines, disasters, and Earth.
This HD dramatic video choreographed to powerful music introduces the viewer/student to Volcanoes. It is designed as a motivational "trailer" to be shown in ...
Brilliant introduction to the structure of our earth and the links to volcanoes
Volcanoes! a site for exploration and discovery of photos, stories and information about volcanoes.
Shield volcanoes are the more quiescent, lumbering giants of the volcano world. Although these types of volcanoes are not small by any means, the eruptions they produce can be pretty
Volcanoes have been around on earth since the very beginning of earth's long, 4.5 billion year history.
In this educational animated movie about Science learn about eruptions, ashes, cinders, sub-ducts, lava, magma, geyser, tectonics, Pompeii, Helens, Hawaii, and disasters.
Bill Nye takes a look at the hot-hot-hot world of volcanoes: what they are, how they're formed, and the different types that exist. With more than 16 Emmys® ...
Weather Wiz Kids is a fun and safe website for kids about all the weather info they need to know.