Yellowstone National Park Volcano: Facts & History


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Most of Yellowstone National Park lies in a giant _____, which is crater that forms following a volcanic eruption.

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1. The most massive eruption of the Yellowstone supervolcano occurred _____ years ago.

2. Which of these volcanic features is NOT currently found at Yellowstone National Park?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the worksheet and quiz, you can determine how much you know about the Yellowstone National Park volcano. Facts about this volcano and its history are topics highlighted on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll get to assess your knowledge of:

  • Features found at Yellowstone National Park
  • When the biggest eruption of the Yellowstone super volcano occurred
  • Name for a crater that forms after a volcanic eruption
  • When Yellowstone became a national park

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the geologic feature that's responsible for the volcanic activity at Yellowstone
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Yellowstone National Park volcano
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the history of Yellowstone

Additional Learning

Keep learning about this volcano by using the lesson, Yellowstone National Park Volcano: Facts & History. Goals you can complete include:

  • Determine why Yellowstone was turned into a national park
  • Review different volcano facts
  • Analyze characteristics of Yellowstone National Park