In May of 1980 Mount St. Helens grabbed the world’s attention by putting on a volcanic display never before witnessed in modern times. Today, it still fascinates millions. People from around the globe are drawn to the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. Through eyewitness accounts and dramatic visuals, students will be able to better understand the effects of the eruption of Mount St. Helens and the changes that have occurred to the mountain and its surrounding areas ever since.

Rating: G

Subject Areas: Life Science, Earth Science, Pacific Northwest Geography/History

Grade Levels: 6-9

KSPS Learning Resource Guide - St. Helens: Out of the Ash
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