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Mystic Aquarium's Online Educational Resources

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STEM for Kids Online Resources

Mystic Aquarium is sharing fun and free resources for families to access from home through our STEM Mentoring for the Planet program. This week's theme:

Volcanoes 🌋

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All About Volcanoes

What are the different kinds of volcanoes? How are they formed? What’s the difference between magma and lava? Check out this video from PBS Science Trek and this video from National Geographic to learn the answers to these questions and many more!   

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Visit a Volcano

Take a virtual field trip to Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. You will fly over an active volcano, explore a lava tube, and look out across volcanic cliffs.   

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Volcano Podcasts

Listen to the How Do Volcanoes Erupt? and Volcanoes in Space! podcasts from Brains On! to learn more about volcanoes on Earth and in space.   

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Ring of Fire Travel Guide Game

Play this game featuring PBS KIDS character Ruff Ruffman to learn about volcanoes in the Ring of Fire and their relationship to earthquakes and mountain ranges.   

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Make Your Own Volcano

Combine baking soda and vinegar to make your own volcanic eruption! Find out how with the video, pictures, and step-by-step directions on the Science Bob webpage.

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