Volcanoes and earthquakes Workshop

Earthquakes are the shaking, rolling or sudden shock of the earth’s surface. They are the Earth’s natural means of releasing stress. Sometimes a quake can cause magma to rise up to the surface – this is when a volcano erupts! Replicate a disastrous volcanic eruption or catastrophic earthquake. Can you can build a tower that can withstand a quake?

Keywords: Earth structure; crust, mantle, core. Tectonic plates. Volcano types; composite, cinder and shield cone volcanoes. Magma, lava, ash cloud.

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