Resources for Teachers, Parents, & The Interested Community
Class Exercises & Games
For Ages 7+
For Ages 11+
For Ages 14+
- Hazagora Video – Lava Flows
- Hazagora Video – Ash Fall
- Hazagora Video – Tsunami
- Hazagora Video – Earthquakes
- Hazagora Video – Conclusion
Extreme Event Game: How to build community resilience to disasters
Lesson Plans and Materials
Volcano Experiments: This pdf contains 8 experiments that demonstrate how volcanoes work and help kids understand the science behind volcanic eruptions. Note: These need adult supervision. We are not liable for any mishaps! DEVORA Experiments Manual (182 downloads)
GNS Volcano Lesson Plan Series: This series covers everything kids could want to know about volcanoes in New Zealand. The series includes lesson plans, teacher’s notes, and activites.
GNS Volcano Fact Sheets: Downloadable posters about each of the major New Zealand volcanoes.
Auckland Eruption Animation: Watch Auckland’s volcanoes pop up one by one, in chronological order, starting 192,000 years ago! Animation created by Dr Jenni L Hopkins. Please credit accordingly.
Geotrips: A great place for finding potential field trips!
Volcano Walks in Auckland: Just as it says on the tin. (Some paid content.)
Volcanoes of Auckland: The Essential Guide: This is a highly accessible, informative book suitable for almost all ages and expertise levels. DEVORA researchers regularly consult this book for information. It is out of print but can be found at many used book re-sellers and the Auckland Library.
Coming in late 2019: Look for Field Guide to the Volcanoes of Auckland, written and compiled by the same author as Volcanoes of Auckland: The Essential Guide!