Volcanoes CD-ROM

Discovery Education

SKU: DC774448
Format: CD-ROM
Grade Level:
Copyright: 2004

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This CD-ROM features spectacular footage to bring an explosion of excitement into your classroom. Simulate plate tectonic activity, explore a volcano's angle of repose with a clever hands-on activity, or analyze data about the mineral composition of lava. Students can view film clips from Discovery Channel videos, learn about the birth of a volcano, see volcanologists at work, witness death and disaster, and review the different types of volcanoes.

Includes a Teacher's Guide. Simulations include Tectonic Forces, Minerals and Rocks, and Scientific Inquiry.

Each v2.0 CD-ROM features

  • Science Simulations: NEW! Now your students can perform hundreds of simulated lab experiments in a virtual lab.
  • Discovery Channel Theater: Five fast-paced fact-filled video voyages in both English and Spanish.
  • Library: Updated World Book Encyclopedia features extensive reference and research materials.
  • Laboratory: New Assessment Component! Interactive activities focus on building critical learning skills.
  • Multimedia Studio: Creative tool complete with slides, text and cool sound effects allows students to create their own multimedia presentation. Updated with Lesson Launchers and #151,ready-made slide shows to start teaching your next science topic.