In these volcano activities you will be creating and painting a shield volcano. The Hawaiian Islands have formed over a hot spot in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. All the islands are shield volcanoes.
The big island of Hawaii is the product of five shield volcanoes. Shield volcanoes form when basalt from the upper mantle erupts forming thin layers of lava. The volcanoes are broad resemble a warriors shield, hence their name.
Earth's Elements - Physical Sci. Activities Create four common molecules out of clay in this easy and fun activity.
Dinosaur Footprints - Fossil Activities Create sedimentary dinosaur footprints using miniature dinosaurs in this Earth science activity.
Loop Airplanes - Flight Activities Get some friends together and build loop airplanes made from straws and circles of construction paper.
Tree Rings - Life Science Activity You can be a science detective and discover what the weather was like by looking at tree rings. Learn more in this fun activity.
Globe Toss - Earth Science Activity Compare the size of the world's oceans in this activity that is just a toss up of fun!
Shield Volcano - Volcano Activities Create a shield volcano out of clay like the Hawaiian Islands in these hands-on volcano activities.
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