How are volcanoes made?

In this lesson, we are going to be learning about how volcanoes are formed. We will then think about different types of volcanoes and we will conclude by recapping on where volcanoes are located.

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Mountain ranges are formed when...

1/3

Q2.What is the name of the tallest mountain on Earth?

2/3

Q3.Ocean trenches are formed when...

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Mountain ranges are formed when...

1/3

Q2.What is the name of the tallest mountain on Earth?

2/3

Q3.Ocean trenches are formed when...

3/3

Video

Play video

Click on the play button to start the video. If your teacher asks you to pause the video and look at the worksheet you should:

  • Click "Close Video"
  • Click "Next" to view the activity

Your video will re-appear on the next page, and will stay paused in the right place.

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How are volcanoes formed?

End of lesson quiz

Q1.An active volcano has had at least one eruption in the last 10,000 years.

1/5

Q2.Volcanoes are formed… (choose two options)

Select two (2) boxes

2/5

Q3.Which statement describes a shield volcano?

3/5

Q4.Which statement describes a stratovolcano?

4/5

Q5.Which statement describes a stratovolcano?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How are volcanoes formed?

End of lesson quiz

Q1.An active volcano has had at least one eruption in the last 10,000 years.

1/5

Q2.Volcanoes are formed… (choose two options)

Select two (2) boxes

2/5

Q3.Which statement describes a shield volcano?

3/5

Q4.Which statement describes a stratovolcano?

4/5

Q5.Which statement describes a stratovolcano?

5/5

Lesson summary: How are volcanoes made?

It looks like you have not completed one of the quizzes.

To share your results with your teacher please complete one of the quizzes.

Time to move!

Did you know that exercise helps your concentration and ability to learn?

For 5 mins...

Move around:
Climb stairs

On the spot:
Dance