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Description:

When Mount St. Helens erupted on May 18, 1980, the top 400 meters (1,300 feet) of the volcano disappeared in a blast that covered more than 390 square kilometers (150 square miles) and sent thousands of tons of ash into the upper atmosphere. This collection of still images and video depict before-and-after scenes of Mount St. Helens and its surroundings, allowing viewers to witness the results of the eruption and revealing the extent of environmental recovery 20 years later. A background essay and list of discussion questions are also provided.

Subjects:

  • Science > Earth Science
  • Science > Geology
  • Social Studies > Geography
  • Education > General

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:

Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Vocational/Professional Development Education,NSDL,Science -- Geology,Early Elementary,High School,Social Sciences,Science -- Earth science,General Public,Science -- Instructional issues,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110604064508996T,Social studies -- Geography,Elementary School,Education,Geoscience

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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