Cooking Up a Volcano
Starting with the Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park quarter, the students will visit the park’s website to describe how volcanoes are formed and how they function. Texts, images, and videos will activate the students’ background knowledge of volcanoes. The students will research the basic features of volcanoes especially in Hawaii, and record information on worksheets and organizers. The students will use creative writing to generate a “recipe” for making a volcano.
Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park Quarter Reverse
United States Map
Writing a Scientific Recipe
Volcano Research Guide page 1
Volcano Research Guide page 2
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National Science Teachers Association (www.nsta.org)
- Earth and Space Science
- Demonstrate competence in the stylistic and rhetorical aspects of writing.
- Gather and use information for research purposes.