Question Sheet: A Volcano Wakes Up


Before reading:

  1. How are earthquakes and volcanoes related? 
  2. Why can volcanoes be found in some areas of the world but not in others?

During reading:

  1. What happened at Mount St. Helens on May 18, 1980? 
  2. What gases are scientists looking for when they fly over Mount St. Helens? 
  3. Describe a harmonic tremor. 
  4. In what ways are scientists observing and studying the volcano? 
  5. What might happen if the new lava dome in the crater of Mount St. Helens collapses?

After reading:

  1. What woul...

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