by Diana Pyatigorsky

Elementary School news report about the possible volcanic eruption of Mt. Popocatepetl. Students will gather data, research, analyze and publish their scientific predictions

Teacher Introduction


This lesson was developed to provide Students with the opportunity to explore volcano and how they shape our world. They will be asked to look for relationships between humans, animals, environment and recreation of land.

Content Area and Grade Level

This lesson is designed for grades 4-6. Its focus is earth science and how volcanoes shape our world, which is appropriate for the fifth grade curriculum in New York City Schools.