Atoll Lesson for Kids: Definition, Formation & Facts


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What is a lagoon?

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1. An underwater volcano is called a/an _____.

2. _____ is a major reason for the formation of atolls.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out what you know about atolls with this handy quiz/worksheet. Topics on the quiz include the name for a type of land where a coral reef surrounds a lagoon and the name for an underwater volcano.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how much you know about:

  • The formation of atolls
  • The dangers associated with atolls
  • What we call a chain of smaller islands in an atoll

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from lesson on atolls
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the name given to a chain of small islands and a type of underwater volcano
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about a danger that people living on atolls face today

Additional Learning

For more on this landform, feel free to review the lesson named Atoll Lesson for Kids: Definition, Formation & Facts. The following will be covered as you go along:

  • Details about the formation of atolls
  • Changes that happen to atolls over many years
  • Scientific research and various facts associated with these landforms