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Introduction to Volcanoes

Volcanoes
Volcanoes


Introduction to Volcanoes
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 2 to 3
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   2.64

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    magma, mantle, oozes, lava, eruption, longer, meets, vent, heat, mountain, through, often, another, crust, different, deep

Other Languages
     Spanish: Introducción a los volcanes


Introduction to Volcanoes
By Brenda B. Covert
  

1     Did you know that you live on the Earth's crust? Just like bread has a crust on the outside, so does our planet. The Earth's crust is made of rock. It goes from 4 to 25 miles thick in different places. That is much too far for us to dig! The deeper into the Earth we go, the hotter it gets. Under the crust is the mantle [MAN-tull]. The heat within the mantle melts rock! Can you imagine that? If you were to put a rock in a campfire, it would get hot, but it would not melt. It is much hotter than a campfire deep inside the Earth.
 
2     Another name for melted rock is magma [MAG-muh]. You may not have heard of magma, but you probably know what magma is called when it comes out of the earth. It is called lava! It .....
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