Holt, Rinehart and Winston
HQ2 CH07
Modern Earth Science
Chapter 7: Volcanoes
Welcome to Modern Earth Science. Chapter 7 describes the causes and effects of volcanoes, the different types of eruptions, and the prediction of eruptions, and discusses extraterrestrial volcanism. Use the links below to find learning tools that will help you review the chapter and extend your study of volcanoes.
Review and Practice
Reading Skills: K-W-L
This worksheet will help you organize your thoughts before and after you read the chapter or an article.
Glossary: Chapter 7
Use this handy list of terms to help you understand the new vocabulary in this chapter.
Activity: Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble
How are volcanic eruptions, water, and honey related? Find the answer here.
Quiz Yourself: Volcanoes
Select one of the sections listed below to test your knowledge of the formation and types of volcanoes.
Section 7.1 || Section 7.2 || Section 7.3

Homework Help: Chapter 7 Review
Do you understand the vocabulary and concepts in this chapter? Click below for a worksheet that guides you through the important points to know.
Teacher Notes

Enrichment and Extension
Online Research: SciLinks
Visit NSTA's SciLinks Web site, which links you to some of the most up-to-date science information on the Internet. When you get to the site, log in, and then enter a keyword for the topic you want to research. The topics and keywords for Chapter 7 are listed below.
TOPIC: Volcanic Zones
SciLinks CODE: MES070

TOPIC: Volcanic Eruptions
SciLinks CODE: MES072

TOPIC: Volcanic Features
SciLinks CODE: MES074

TOPIC: Predicting Volcanic Eruptions
SciLinks CODE: MES076

TOPIC: Extraterrestrial Volcanoes
SciLinks CODE: MES078

Integrating Earth Science: Uses of Pumice
Where is pumice formed? Find the answer while you study different uses for this material.
Technology Note: Robot in the Hot Seat
Learn more about a tool scientists can use to gather information from the craters of volcanoes.
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