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Volcanic Deposits: Definition & Explanation

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Deposition is the process of

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1. Blocks, bombs, ash and dust from volcanoes are all

2. Volcanic ash is

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This assessment covers the various rock layers found on Earth and their relationship to volcanic eruptions. The quiz questions cover topics such as blocks, bombs, ash, batholiths and lava.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the definitions of:

  • Magma
  • Deposits
  • Sills

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about volcanoes in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as lava, magma, and ash
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding rock formation and deposits
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about volcanic deposits

Additional Learning

To learn more about volcanoes and deposits, review the accompanying lesson called Volcanic Deposits: Definition & Explanation. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand results from volcanic eruptions
  • Identify harms and benefits of volcanic eruptions
  • Classify rock formations and rock fragments
  • Understand the process of deposition
  • Apply knowledge of lava to mountain formation
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