This includes the major volcano types – both in color and in black-line.

Shield Volcano

Stratiform/Composite Volcano


Cinder Cone

Atoll – eroded shield


All students need is a printer, scissors, and glue to make a 3-D model.


These models were developed by Tau Rho Alpha and myself as part of resources for Geoscience Australia and then The Geological Society fo America – both now giving them away for free.

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Volcano Model Package