Volcano Explorers

Since 2008, this school program has brought live, interactive video presentations by preeminent scientists and educators to students across the country. Using webinar technology, Volcano Explorers 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.

Upcoming Volcano Explorers

Who: Middle school classes 

What: A series of 3 interactive webinars.  Join us for one or all three!

Learn more about presenters and what they will be talking about here.

When: 3 dates, all at 10-11 am PST

  • March 14: What are volcanoes?  How do we monitor them?
  • March 21: What does Mount St. Helens teach us?
  • March 28: Can we forecast volcanic eruptions?

Where: Anywhere in the world with access to a computer, projector, and internet!

Why: This is your chance to interact with real scientists who work at volcanoes!

How: This is a FREE program!  Volcano Explorers is hosted through Nepris, an online platform that connects teachers and students with the right industry experts, virtually without having to spend much planning time or leaving the classroom while providing an effective way for companies to extend education outreach and create equity of access.  You will need to create an account to sign up.

How to Sign Up for Volcano Explorers

Preparing for Volcano Explorers

  • Review the Educator Tip Sheet for Day of Session to help you know what to expect.
  • If you are joining via an tablet, smartphone, make sure you have downloaded the Zoom Cloud Meeting app at: http://nepris.zoom.us.
  • Please sign in sign in 5 - 10 minutes early if you can to be ready to start the session on time.

More information about this year's Volcano Explorers!

March 14

March 21

March 28

What are volcanoes? How do we monitor them? What does Mount St. Helens teach us? Can we forecast volcanic eruptions?

To learn more, email learn@mshinstitute.org.

To watch past Volcano Explorers, click here.


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