Why do people live near volcanoes?

Why do people live near volcanoes?

**Tectonic hazards: ** This lessons aims to teach students why people decide to live near volcanoes despite the obvious dangers. I have differentiated all of the resources to ensure understanding from all abilities.

Factors:
- Geothermal Energy
- Volcanic soil
- Tourism
- Diamonds and precious minerals

Monitoring:
- I have included the world’s most dangerous volcano (Mt Nyirangongo, Democratic Republic of Congo) to help show the various techniques used to monitor volcanoes across the world.

Included:
- PowerPoint - Included with well selected videos to support learning
- Worksheets - Differentiated to suit all abilities
- Extension Activity - Higher level students use pie chart to determine importance of each of the factors.

My students have found this lessons really interesting. Enjoy!

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Created: Dec 6, 2018

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11.-Worksheet---Why-do-people-live-near-volcanoes

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