Friday, April 30, 2010

Iceland’s Volcano, Eyjafjallajokull, Erupts Curiosity

If you have never heard of Eyjafjallajokull before, on April 14, 2010, Eyjafjallajokull made its presence known. With a name that is difficult for many of us to pronounce, Eyjafjallajokull, has made a significant impact on the environment. With splendor, awe, and a bit of curiosity, I have watched via television, Eyjafjallajokull spew out clouds of ash.Students enrolled in sixth grade science classes may have studied and discussed volcanoes. Even so, their discussions may include terminology and the science behind the elements of nature aligning to cause such combustion.With the aid of technology, digital photography and podcast of the eruption on the Internet students are able to remain current on the status of Eyjafjallajokull.Listed below are web links that may aid in these discussions. (See North Carolina Standard Course of Study Science (Grade 6, Competency Goal 3)

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