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Two Different Kinds of Volcanoes

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Geoscientist, Chuck Blay, of Teok Investigations, and volcanologist Dave Sherrod, of the Hawaii Volcano Observatory, USGS, compare and contrast Hawaiian volcanoes to Mt. Saint Helens, explaining the difference between an "effusive" volcano and an "explosive" volcano. Featured Scientists: Chuck Blay, Ph.D., Keith Klepeis, Ph.D., Andy Kurtz, Ph.D., Michael Manga, Ph.D., and David Sherrod, Ph.D.

Standards

NSES Standard

Grades 5-8 Standard D. Landforms are the result of a combination of constructive (sedimentation, volcanoes) and destructive forces (weathering and erosion).


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