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Guide to Volcanoes - Printables, Lesson Plans, Worksheets

Guide to Volcanoes - Printables, Lesson Plans, Worksheets | Year 6 Science - Volcanoes | Scoop.it
We explain this the formation and anatomy of volcanoes and feature lesson plans, worksheets, and puzzles.
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How Volcanoes Work - Krakatau, Indonesia

How Volcanoes Work - Krakatau, Indonesia | Year 6 Science - Volcanoes | Scoop.it

Indonesia contains over 130 active volcanoes, more than any other country on earth. They comprise the axis of the Indonesian island arc system, which is generated by northeastward subduction of the Indo-Australian plate. The great majority of these volcanoes lie along the topographic crest of the arc's two largest islands - Java and Sumatra.

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Mount Merapi

Mount Merapi

Mount Merapi, Gunung Merapi (literally Fire Mountain in Indonesian/ Javanese), is an active stratovolcano located on the border between Central Java and Yogyakarta, Indonesia. It is the most active volcano in Indonesia and has erupted regularly since 1548.

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Two Indonesian volcanoes erupt

Two volcanoes erupted in Indonesia on Monday, with one forcing flights to be rerouted and stopping thousands of people who had already been evacuated from returning home.
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Thousands flee erupting Indonesian volcano | Bangkok Post

Thousands flee erupting Indonesian volcano | Bangkok Post | Year 6 Science - Volcanoes | Scoop.it

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano continued sending hot gas and rock down its slopes and into the sky on Wednesday, an official said.

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Disaster in Indonesia | Scholastic News Online | Scholastic.com

Disaster in Indonesia | Scholastic News Online | Scholastic.com | Year 6 Science - Volcanoes | Scoop.it
Last night's volcanic eruption of Indonesia's Mount Merapi was the largest and latest disaster to hit the country in the past 10 days.
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The 10 Biggest Volcanic Eruptions in History

The 10 Biggest Volcanic Eruptions in History | Year 6 Science - Volcanoes | Scoop.it
Some of these cataclysms changed history and climate.
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Krakatoa

Krakatoa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Krakatoa, or Krakatau ( Indonesian: Krakatau), is a volcanic island situated in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in Indonesia. The name is also used for the surrounding island group comprising the remnants of a much larger island of three volcanic peaks which was obliterated in a cataclysmic 1883 eruption, unleashing huge tsunamis (killing more than 36,000 people) and destroying over two-thirds of the island.

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Indonesian volcano's eruptions continue, increasing evacuations

Indonesian volcano's eruptions continue, increasing evacuations | Year 6 Science - Volcanoes | Scoop.it
AN Indonesian volcano that has erupted relentlessly for months has shot volcanic ash into the air in a new spate, forcing further evacuations with more than 20,000 people already displaced, an official says.
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List of volcanoes in Indonesia

List of volcanoes in Indonesia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Volcanoes in Indonesia are part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. The 150 entries in the list below are grouped into six geographical regions, four of which belong to the volcanoes of the Sunda Arc trench system. The remaining two groups are volcanoes of Halmahera, including its surrounding volcanic islands, and volcanoes of Sulawesi and the Sangihe Islands.

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