SCIENCE The death toll from Guatemala’s Fuego volcano has risen to at least 99, with at least 192 missing. There have been no fatalities resulting from volcanic activity at Hawaii’s Kilauea. Why the disparity? (National Geographic) Why is Fuego more deadly than Kilauea? Use our lesson to help support the video and article from Nat Geo. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key … Continue reading Why Guatemala’s Volcano Is Deadlier Than Hawaii’s
ENVIRONMENT Thousands of South Pacific islanders will leave for permanent resettlement as one of the most active volcanoes in the world gets ready to rumble. (Guardian) Why is the South Pacific erupting? Use our resource to learn a little about the Ring of Fire. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources, including today’s MapMaker Interactive map. Discussion Ideas Manaro Voui is a … Continue reading Island of No Return. Literally.
SCIENCE Tens of thousands of people were evacuated from an area around Mount Agung as hundreds of volcanic earthquakes were recorded in a single day. (The Australian and The Guardian) Where is Mount Agung? Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit Text Set, including today’s MapMaker Interactive map. Discussion Ideas Indonesian authorities have evacuated more than 75,000 … Continue reading Thousands Evacuate Bali Amid Fears of Volcanic Eruption