Education lies at the very core of the Institute’s mission and the Mount St. Helens Institute connects teachers with resources. Bring trained MSHI Volcano Volunteers into your classroom, connect with real scientists online with our Volcano Explorers webinars, use our online lessons to augment your classroom lessons, or browse our collection of recommended online resources from others.
If you are a teacher in Clark, Cowlitz, Lewis, or Multnomah County, Mount St. Helens can come to your class! A trained Mount St. Helens Institute volunteer will present a short slide show and hands-on activity.
|Grades 1-2||Grades 3-5||Grades 6-8|
|Summaries and Standards for Grades 1-2||Summaries and Standards for Grades 3-5||Summaries and Standards for Grades 6-8|
1) Complete the form with a few date options.
2) The Mount St. Helens Institute will recruit a volunteer and reply to your request.
To Become a Kaboom! Volcanoes in the Classroom volunteer, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Starting in 2008, this school program brings live, interactive video presentations by preeminent scientists and educators to students across the country. Using webinar technology, Volcano Explorers easily works in just about any classroom with a computer, projector and internet connection.
Who should attend? All classes are welcome to attend, but the presentations are aimed at 5th – 8th grade classes that study earth history, landforms or geologic processes.
Participating classes will be able to write questions using the “Chat” feature in the webinar program and time will be reserved to address student questions. As long as you have a computer, speakers and a projector you will be able to project the program up on a screen for your class.
To learn more, email email@example.com.
To watch past Volcano Explorers, click here.
Sign up to get interesting Mount St. Helens updates, lesson ideas, links to volcano news, teacher trainings, and opportunities both on-the-mountain and in-the-classroom.