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Mystery of the Megavolcano

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

The Next Big One
Find out what might happen if a supervolcano erupted today. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Why Toba Matters
Learn from a NASA climatologist how the Toba eruption may have affected climate almost 75,000 years ago, what effect a supereruption could have on present-day climate, and what lessons can be learned from Toba about climate today. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

A Supersized Volcano
View a slide show portraying the Toba eruption and see how it dwarfs even the most disastrous "regular-sized" eruptions of our own era. (Flash plug-in required.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Blasts from the Past
Explore a map of 12 supereruptions around the world. (Flash plug-in required.) (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

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