Geography Lesson Box: Mount St. Helens
The Mount St Helens unit includes:
May 18th 1980, Where is Mount St Helens?, The Cascades, The Cascade Chain, Major Cities, What did St Helens look like before the eruption in May 1980? What did the mountain look like afterwards? What is happening under the Cascades? The Eruption, The Blast, The Blow Down Zone, The Mudflows, Spirit Lake, The Ash Cloud, Mount St Helens Today
Year 9, upper ks3, or as a GCSE example
Description / Objective / Linked materials
The Mount St Helens unit is an in depth study of the causes and then eruption of Mount St Helens. Includes a wealth of illustrations and animations eye witness descriptions are also available. Use with the Volcanoes, Ring of fire and The Cascades Differentiated Homeworks. Assess learning and understanding using the Revise and Test presentations included.
4 lesson units – background, before and after, the eruption, the impact