Monday, October 11, 2010

Taranaki Blowout - Volcanic Eruption

Our Term 4 topic of study is:

We are taking part in a fictional event (volcanic eruption) run by the Taranaki Civil Defence 
Emergency Management Group in partnership with New Zealand Red Cross 
and with input from GNS Science.

The fictional scenario unfolding on these pages is based on advice from volcanologists and other experts.  Find out what you can do right now to be ready for the day when our hypothetical event becomes a reality.

Follow this link to Room 2's Taranaki Blowout Weblist to read about 
volcanic eruptions from various bookmarked sites.

* how to prepare for them, 
* why they happen, 
* what to do if an event occurs, and 
* how to cope after an event by following this link.

The Volcano Song

1 comment:

Mr Webb and Room 8, Melville Intermediate said...

Miss White again not to sound repetitive but a great resource for us to use as part of our Landforms study, we are creating a Civil Defence brochure as part of the work but I have to say your students actually being involved in the event would be a great learning experience!
Mr Webb and Room 8, Melville Intermediate, Hamilton, Waikato.

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