This worksheet is focused on Volcanic Explosivity Index, which uses four criteria to classify and compare the sizes of volcanic eruptions.
The worksheet includes the background information page, 14 critical thinking questions and an answer key.
MS-ESS3-2. Analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to forecast future catastrophic events and inform the development of technologies to mitigate their effects.
MS-ESS3-5. Ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that have caused the rise in global temperatures over the past century.