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Making and Mapping a Volcano
Grade Level: 6-8
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Body: Earth, Mars
Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey (Mars), Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (Mars)

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Short Description: After each of a series of vinegar/baking soda eruptions, students use Play-Doh to mark where the lava flowed. In teams they examine the stratigraphy and map the flows.

Why We Chose This Lesson
This lesson was chosen for its quality and potential alignment to Next Generation Science Standards.

Credit: NASA Education


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Last Updated: 14 Mar 2014