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Deadly Shadow of Vesuvius

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Can We Predict Eruptions?
Learning as much as you can about a volcano's previous behavior is the main key to long-term prediction. In this article, find out what volcanologists need to know to predict an eruption and learn about the tools they use to do so. (Grades 9-12)

Planning for Disaster
Learn how a large-scale emergency plan is executed in this article that relates the evacuation of thousands prior to the 1994 eruption of the Rabaul volcano on the Papua New Guinean island of New Britain. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Volcano SWAT Team
Discover what a mobile crisis team of U.S. volcanologists does when invited to respond to an emergency outside the United States, where the field of volcanology is headed, and more in this interview with Dan Miller of the Volcano Disaster Assistance Program. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

The World's Deadliest Volcanoes (Hot Science)
Find out how scientists measure the "bigness" of an eruption and rate an actual eruption in this online activity. (No plug-in required.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

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Deadly Shadow of Vesuvius
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