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Mount Saint Helens - web site for kids

Mount St. Helens Web Sites

How often do you get to track a real live erupting volcano? Not too often, I hope. Mount Saint Helens is at it again - you may recall the huge eruption in 1980. This year's eruptions aren't expected to be quite as large, but still large enough to demonstrate the power of nature.

You can take a peek at the volcano any time you like, thanks to a web cam at the Johnston Ridge Observatory approximately five miles from the mountain. Here's the link:

http://www.fs.fed.us/gpnf/volcanocams/msh/

Read more about the volcano:

Library of Mount St. Helens photos: http://www.fs.fed.us/gpnf/mshnvm/digital-gallery/index.html

Volcano World (good site for kids): http://volcano.und.edu/

Smithsonian volcano site (more for adults, but you can search for Volcanoes worldwide: http://www.volcano.si.edu/

TV News Site with updates about the Mount St. Helens, including photos: http://www.kirotv.com

Classroom modules for learning about Volcanoes (for teachers): http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/volcanoes/volcano.html

 

 

 

 

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