These brief video segments can be used alone or in combination, to introduce a topic or to spark discussion among your students. The video segments can be adapted for any grade level – suggested focus questions are provided. Stream the video segments from the playlist below, or scroll to the bottom of the page to find downloadable QuickTime versions of the videos. These videos are also used in the lesson plan Vibrant Volcanoes (grades 2-4).
Excerpts from the NATURE episode “Kilauea: Mountain of Fire”
Downloadable QuickTime versions of the video segments:
(Note: To download a video, right click on the video title and click “Save Link As…’ or “Save Target As…”. On a Mac, press the CTRL key and simultaneously click the mouse, then save the link.)
Describes many aspects of volcanic activity.
How volcanic activity affects the surrounding land.
3) Stormy Seas
What happens when lava flows meet the ocean.