Where in the World are Volcanoes?
Why do volcanoes exist in certain parts of the world and not others? What causes volcanoes to erupt? Investigate the answers to these questions and more in this activity!
Grades: K-5 (learners of all ages are welcome!)
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
- For this activity you will need two separate sets of supplies. You can follow along or do the experiment along with us for either or both examples.
|SUPPLY SET 1
- Ice cubes: at least 2 ice cubes OR 2 large frozen bowls of ice
- At least 2 different colors of food coloring
- 2 large bowls (to put ice inside)
- 2 small cups for mixing saltwater and pouring
- 2 spoons for mixing
- Paper towels
|SUPPLY SET 2
- Coloring supplies (markers are best)
- String (at least 4 feet long)
- Sponge (if you have one)
- Red tissue paper and/or cotton ball (if you have one)
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