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This activity introduces students to the interdisciplinary field of geoarchaeology through a case study of the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 CE. It combines short lectures with questions requiring analyses of a variety of data sets relating to volcanic hazards. It requires no background in geoscience or archaeology and is aimed at students from both the physical sciences and the humanities, from high school through freshman year.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Sociology,NSDL_SetSpec_380601,High School,Environmental Geology,Cooperative Learning , Group Work,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Historical Geology,Social Sciences,Higher Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140919104244275T,Volcanism,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Natural Hazards,Geoscience,NSDL

    Language:

    English

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    Public - Available to anyone

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