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Article posted October 1, 2014 at 08:14 PM GMT-7 • comment • Reads 16433

Volcanoes Learning Target 1:

Students will be able to distinguish between different volcano types including how they differ and how they are similar and how they are formed.

Success Criteria:

Students have drawn, labeled and colored five volcano types as well as described how they are formed, their shape, and their size.

Volcanoes Learning Target 2:

Students will be able to distinguish between four different types of lava and match lava types to the five different volcano types.

Success Criteria:

Draw, color, label and describe each of the four lava types describing how the water and silica content affects how the lava acts.

Volcanoes Learning Target 3:

Match the five volcano types, four lava types and to the four different eruption types.

Success Criteria:

Students can defend the reasons why they chose to match a certain volcano type to a lava type to an eruption type.

6th grade Volcano Unit Learning Goal based on the following standard (NGSS MS-ESS2 Earth's Systems):

"Students who demonstrate understanding can:

Construct an explanation based on evidence for how geoscience processes have changed Earth’s surface at varying time and spatial scales.

Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on how processes change Earth’s surface at tim