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Living with a Volcano in Your Backyard: An Educator's Guide
Photo of cracks and grass in a dry lakebed Although Washington's Mount Rainier has been quiet since the nineteenth century, it is very much an "active volcano" with potential to erupt again. Our newly reformatted publication, Living with a Volcano in Your Backyard: An Educator's Guide with Emphasis on Mount Rainier, invites educators and students to explore over 30 activities, many of which can be applied to any volcano.
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