Have your students read data from a USGS lava risk map and interpret the most dangerous locations and where they would want to locate.

This activity would take students 15-20 mins to complete.

This is a great activity for Natural Hazards and allows students to use a REAL USGS map for the Big Island of Hawaii.





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Lava Risk – map interpretation
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