Survival as a Game of Chance

How did animals living at Mount St. Helens experience the 1980 eruption? Learn about what animals survived and how others returned by playing our "Survival is a Game of Chance" activity.

Grades: K-5 (learners of all ages are welcome!)

  1. You will need: blank paper and drawing supplies.
  2. You can print this color-by-numbers eruption zone worksheet but it is not necessary.
  3. Click on the YouTube video below to join us for an activity.
  4. Complete a weekly challenge (or both) at home or in your neighborhood.
  5. Use the form at the bottom of this page to..
  • Send us your questions and 
  • Send us photos, videos, or your other creations!

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