New Zealand Volcanoes
Information about volcanoes in Auckland and New Zealand, and how to cope with a volcanic eruption.

General background information about volcanoes and what causes them.

Volcano Dictionary
A picture dictionary showing photos of all the special terminology used by vulcanologists, and explaining what the words mean.

Eruption Update
A webquest based on producing a news report about an eruption in the school grounds.

Volcanoes - Mountains of Fire
Find out about different kinds of volcanoes, and look at diagrams of how the earth is constructed.

The Tarawera Eruption
Find out about the huge eruption at Mt Tarawera in 1886, and what happened to the people who lived near the mountain.

Tectonic Plates
Basic information about the tectonic plates that make up the earth's surface, and how they move over time.

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