By: Yudai Koyama And Moonsu Kim. Jeopardy! Volcanoes. 100-Vocabulary. Define volcano. ANSWER 100-Vocabulary. A vent from which the material from a magma chamber escapes. 2 00-Vocabulary. Define viscosity. Viscosity!. ANSWER 200-Vocabulary. A liquids resistance to flow.
A vent from which the material from a magma chamber escapes.
A liquids resistance to flow
Define pyroclastic material.
The combination of all materials ejected during a volcanic eruption.
Alarge volcanic crater, typically one formed by a major eruption leading to the collapse of the mouth of the volcano.
Rock material ejected from the vent during a volcanic eruption.
Where can a volcano form?
Along plate boundaries. Anywhere magma can form.
Volcanoes erupt because mantle rocks melts and becomes magma. What are the three conditions mantle rocks can melt?
If temperature rises, if pressure lowers, and if water is added.
Name and explain the three stages of a volcano.
Explain mafic magma and felsic magma.
What are three things magma composition determine?
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Large, explosive eruptions contain more energy than an _______________.
What is a pyroclastic flow?
Why is effusive much less deadly?
Slower, so people can evacuate.
What are the three type of lava flow?
Explain the three types of lava flows.
True or False
A super volcano is a very rare event in Earth's history?
What is the shape of the volcano directly related to?
Name the three shapes of a volcano.
Explain the shape of the three types of volcanoes.
Name a place that is considered as a super volcano.
Is predicting volcanic eruptions harder to predict or is earthquakes harder to predict?
Earthquakes are harder to predict.
What is interplate volcanism?
When a volcano occurs in the middle of plates.
Define mantle plume
Mantle plume: An upwelling of upwelling of unusually hot mantle plume
Hotspots: a magma chamber developed above the mantle plume
How do scientists predict volcanic eruptions? Name three factors that can be taken into account.