K-12 Resources & Media Coverage

Media coverage of volcanological events with significant contributions from Smithsonian staff.
News reports with quotes from staff are not included.


Smithsonian geologist, Dr. Liz Cottrell, discusses the March 11, 2011 Japan earthquake and the mechanics that caused it.
Sally Kuhn Sennert answers questions about the SI/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report and GVP for readers of the Eric Klemetti's "Eruptions" blog.
Liz Cottrell shows the tools she uses to learn more about what's buried beneath the Earth's crust.
Liz Cottrell pronounces Eyjafjallajökull, talks about the Iceland eruption, other hazardous volcanoes, and adds a bit of historical context.
Rick Wunderman answers viewer questions about volcanology and talks about the Eyjafjallajökull eruption.
Ed Venzke answers questions about the Eyjafjallajökull eruption for radio host Clay Naff at KZUM in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Liz Cottrell answers questions about the Eyjafjallajökull eruption, the Global Volcanism Program, and eruption statistics.