Kilauea Web Quest
Santa Ana Unified School District, Santa Ana, California
Suggested Grade Level:
7th through 12th grade
Volcanoes have been a fascination since man began. Although scientists have more of an understanding of the forces beneath the earths crust man realizes his limitations as to his control of nature. For this reason volcanoes will continue to amaze all of mankind.:
Kilauea, Hawaii a case study
Check the Kilauea update page for the latest information on this active volcano
This is one of the active volcanoes in the world.
Previous eruptions of Kilauea
Use these resources to answer these questions.
Click below to find out about the "Hot spot" Theory.
Building Volcano Models
Where are the world's volcanoes located? - Take this interactive quiz
Movies of Kilauea - Mpeg and Quick Time (Requires a fast Internet connection)
Created August 13, 1998
Last Revised August 22, 2000