Hazards: Volcano Types

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Key takeaways
To describe the characteristics of the two volcano types.
To explain why they are different.
To link hazards that might be associated with them.
Christian Keil Host: Christian has been a Geography teacher for 9 years, teaching year groups from KS3 to KS5. He specialised in outdoor fieldwork prior to teaching. Alongside teaching, for the past 3 years, Christian has been an Examiner which allows him to understand exactly what is expected of students to receive the grades they wish to achieve.

Volcanoes are one of the most dramatic natural hazards on Earth. In this class, students will focus on volcanoes and the different types. Students will examine how to identify different types of volcano as well as characteristics of different types of volcano, especially ones that make them different. This is an engaging and exciting class for students in Years 10 and 11 who are studying geography and want to feel confident going into exams.

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Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for all students studying Geography in Years 10-11 or S4-S5. 

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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