Geography Lessons

  1. About Asia
  2. About Asia lesson 2
  3. What is Japan like?
  4. Making a volcano lesson 1

Maureen Bretall


Objective: to know the features of a volcano


  1. Identify what the word volcano means. Identify the 3 types of volcano.
  2. Describe what each type of volcano means. Label a diagram of the parts of a volcano.
  3. Draw out a design of how you want your volcano to look. 


Hover the mouse over the word to get a definition. Click on the sound symbol to get the pronunciation.

Tier 2
Tier 3



Making a volcano lesson 1 worksheets


Top 5 Volcanoes in the World

1 Mauna Loa is the biggest volcano on Earth. It is 9,170 meters tall.

2. Mount Fuji, Tokyo, Japan.Mount Fuji has a symmetric cone. It is an active volcano. It is 3,776 meters tall. It is the tallest peak in Japan.

3. Mayon Volcano, Albay, Philippines. It has steep slopes that form a symmetrical classic volcano. It is 8,081 feet tall.

4. Mount St. Helens, Washington, USA. Erupted in 1980 and was one of the most devastating eruption in the USA. It’s 8,366 feet tall. It consists of lava rock interlayered with ash, pumice, and other deposits.

5. Popocatépetl Volcano, Mexico. It is one of the most active volcanoes in Mexico. In Nahuatl, Popocatépetl means smoking mountain. It is 5,426 meters tall.