April has been a busy month for DEVORA outreach, with exhibitions at both the annual MOTAT STEM Fair, and at Polyfest in conjunction with Massey Universities JCDR and Niupatch and QuakeCore. Click inside to see some photos and at home experiment ideas.
Looking for the definitive list of Auckland Volcanic Field centres to check off and ensure you've seen them all? Look no further!
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Learn about Auckland’s largest and youngest volcano – Rangitoto.
Rangitoto is a basaltic shield volcano that erupted after the arrival of Polynesians in the Auckland region (c. 1280 AD).
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Do you know that there are about 53 volcanoes in Auckland and that Rangitoto is the youngest one?
Cleverly illustrated and packed full of easy to understand information, the DEVORA fact sheets prepared by leading scientific communicators share fun volcanic facts in a simple and engaging form.
Most people believe they have the necessary items to survive a volcanic eruption but only a few believe they are very prepared, an Auckland risk perception survey shows.
A three-episode documentary series, Beneath New Zealand delves deep into the unseen world of volcanoes, exposing the traumatic past and the need to be aware of a potentially dangerous future.
Volcanic crisis simulation and role-play are valuable tools in communicating hazard assessment, learning monitoring and emergency management skills, as well as developing teamwork and decision-making strengths.
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An interactive, immersive role-play simulation has been developed to teach New Zealand geoscience students to forecast and mitigate a volcanic crisis.
From key points to dynamic diagrams and succinct summaries, the DEVORA Geology Field Note Series delves into various volcano-related issues in an easy-to-read one-page “note”.
Volcanic ash damages and disrupts critical infrastructure.
From electricity and transport to communications, wastewater and drinking water, all are at risk from a volcanic eruption.