Volcanoes in the world

CLIL Geography Volcanoes in the world 1 Watch the video. 2 Read. True (T) or false (F)? The word ‘volcano’ comes from the name of the Roman God of Fire, Vulcan. Volcanoes are mountains with an opening on the top. Hot magma, gas and ash erupt from this hole. Magma is the name of the hot liquid rock inside the volcano. When magma comes out of the volcano, it’s called ‘lava’. The temperature of lava is about 1,250 °C and it can burn everything! 1. Vulcan is the name of the Roman God of volcanoes. T F 2. Volcanoes erupt magma, gas and ash. T F 3. Magma is a mix of hot liquid rock in the volcano. T F 4. Lava is hot magma that immediately goes cold out of the volcano. T F 3 Match. 1. active volcano 2. dormant volcano 3. extinct volcano A. Eruption activity is not frequent, but it can happen. B. Eruption activity is regular. C. Eruption activity is no longer possible. 4 Read and complete. world • coasts • active • land • Italy There are about 1,500 active volcanoes in the .................................... . They can be on ...................................., in the sea or under ice caps. There are .................................... volcanoes in Iceland, East Africa, .................................... (Vesuvio in Campania and Etna in Sicily) and Hawaii (Mauna Loa). The majority of active volcanoes are along the .................................... of the Pacific Ocean, in the so-called ‘Ring of Fire’.5 Match. In the United Kingdom there are no active volcanoes, but there are beautiful landscapes created by the volcanic activity of the past. 1 Giant’s Causeway (Northern Ireland): 40,000 columns create a way to the sea. Some people think the columns are the creation of a legendary giant, but geologists say they are the result of lava eruptions. 2 Snowdonia (Wales): is a park at the foot of Mount Snowdon formed by volcanoes. This is a special conservation area with a lot of mammals and birds. 3 Castle Rock (Scotland): is a castle on top of a volcano in Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland. The castle is an old prison and there’s a legend about seven ghosts living in it.
CLIL Geography Volcanoes in the world 1 Watch the video. 2 Read. True (T) or false (F)? The word ‘volcano’ comes from the name of the Roman God of Fire, Vulcan. Volcanoes are mountains with an opening on the top. Hot magma, gas and ash erupt from this hole. Magma is the name of the hot liquid rock inside the volcano. When magma comes out of the volcano, it’s called ‘lava’. The temperature of lava is about 1,250 °C and it can burn everything! 1. Vulcan is the name of the Roman God of volcanoes. T F  2. Volcanoes erupt magma, gas and ash. T F  3. Magma is a mix of hot liquid rock in the volcano. T F  4. Lava is hot magma that immediately goes cold out of the volcano. T F  3 Match. 1. active volcano 2. dormant volcano 3. extinct volcano A. Eruption activity is not frequent, but it can happen. B. Eruption activity is regular. C. Eruption activity is no longer possible. 4 Read and complete. world • coasts • active • land • Italy There are about 1,500 active volcanoes in the .................................... . They can be on ...................................., in the sea or under ice caps. There are .................................... volcanoes in Iceland, East Africa, .................................... (Vesuvio in Campania and Etna in Sicily) and Hawaii (Mauna Loa). The majority of active volcanoes are along the .................................... of the Pacific Ocean, in the so-called ‘Ring of Fire’.5 Match. In the United Kingdom there are no active volcanoes, but there are beautiful landscapes created by the volcanic activity of the past. 1   Giant’s Causeway (Northern Ireland): 40,000 columns create a way to the sea. Some people think the columns are the creation of a legendary giant, but geologists say they are the result of lava eruptions. 2   Snowdonia (Wales): is a park at the foot of Mount Snowdon formed by volcanoes. This is a special conservation area with a lot of mammals and birds. 3   Castle Rock (Scotland): is a castle on top of a volcano in Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland. The castle is an old prison and there’s a legend about seven ghosts living in it.