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Types of volcanoes

Types of volcanoes

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- Learn about the different types of volcanoes, their characteristics, structure and effects of their explosions.

- Learn the vocabulary related to volcanoes

 

 

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Volcanoes and volcanic eruptions

BBC Bitesize provides extensive information on volcanoes and volcanic eruptions.

Go through this website :

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/natural_hazards/volcanoes_rev1.shtml

Read and learn about:

- Volcanoes and volcanic eruptions

- The parts of a volcano:  the magma chamber, the main vent, the secondary vents and the crater and check the diagram

- How volcanoes can be classified: 

active, dormant and extinct

shield and composite

- The characteristics of lava in shield and composite volcanoes

- Supervolcanoes

- The positive and negative effects of volcanic eruptions

 

 

 

 

Source: BBC Bitesize