Volcanic Mountains Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts


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What is it called when a volcano sprays out ash, liquid rock, and gases?

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1. Which type of volcano slowly spits out lava instead of violently exploding?

2. About how many volcanoes have erupted on earth in the past 10,000 years?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about volcanic mountains by completing the worksheet and quiz. Different types of volcanoes are on the quiz, along with some vocabulary terms related to volcanoes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll get to see how much you know about:

  • Where the largest volcano in our solar system is
  • The name for when a volcano sprays out liquid rock, ash and gases
  • Volcano that slowly spits out lava instead of exploding
  • The number of volcanoes that have erupted on earth in the past 10,000 years

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important information from the lesson on volcanic mountain facts
  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about the word for a volcano that will never erupt again
  • Learning practice - use what you learned to answer questions about different volcano types

Additional Learning

Study more by looking at the lesson called Volcanic Mountains Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts. Other topics you can learn about include:

  • The definition of 'volcano'
  • How volcanoes can vary
  • Scientists predicting how volcanoes erupt
  • How volcanoes got their name