100 Research Topic Guides for Students

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Volcanoes

BACKGROUND

Volcanoes are steep hills or mountains formed by an accumulation of molten rock forced through openings in the earth’s crust. These volcanic vents, or openings, are referred to as volcanoes when actively spewing magma (molten rock).


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551.59

551.2


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Volcanoes

Volcanoes—Hawaii

Volcanoes—United States


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Volcanoes


REFERENCE MATERIALS THAT MAY HELP (BOOKS OR CD-ROMS)

Editorial Research Reports, October 21, 1983.

Magill, Frank N., ed. Magill’s Survey of Science: Earth Science Series, 1990.

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 1992.

The New Book of Popular Science. Grolier, 1994.

Ritchie, David. The Encyclopedia of Earthquakes and Volcanoes, 1994.

Simkin, Tom, and Lee Siebert. Volcanoes of the World, 1994.

General encyclopedias


PERIODICAL INDEXES TO SEARCH (BOOKS OR CD-ROMS)

EBSCO Magazine Article Summaries

InfoTrac

NewsBank and other newspaper indexes

SIRS (Social Issues Resources Series)

WILSONDISC


ONLINE DATABASES TO SEARCH

America Online

CompuServe

Dialog

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