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Teaching Volcanic eruption on New Zealand island popular with tourists

Volcanic eruption on New Zealand island popular with tourists

Whakaari is New Zealand’s most active cone volcano. On Monday, December 9th, the volcano erupted while tourists were visiting the island. Students will get to determine if there was enough evidence to end tourism to Whakaari before the deadly eruption.

AP News
The Associated Press

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How well can we predict when natural disasters will occur?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.3 - People & Events, RI.7 - Diverse Media

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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