Lesson #7 Goals, Objectives, and Materials

Goals, Objectives and Materials
For Lesson #7
"Lava Flows and Pyroclasts"


To familiarize students with the vocabulary associated with volcanic processes and the structure of a volcano itself.


The students will:

  1. Become familiar with the processes and concepts that create and build volcanoes;
  2. Become familiar with the terms associated with volcanic processes;
  3. Become familiar with the vocabulary associated with the structure of a volcano.


  1. Hands-On Lesson Plan Sheet

  2. Five colors of modeling clay or playdough-Red, Brown, Gray, Black, Blue

  3. 10 X 12 sheets of tag board

  4. Felt tip pen for labeling

  5. Thick Thread