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Lava Sampling on Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii

Grades: 6-12
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In this video segment adapted from NOVA, watch as scientists collaborate to collect and then chemically analyze samples of molten lava as part of ...

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Accessibility: Auditory, Visual

Permitted use: Stream and Download

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NOVA: "Hawaiʻi: Born of Fire"


Adapted from NOVA: "Hawaiʻi: Born of Fire." Third party materials courtesy of Salvatore Raciti and Mason Daring.

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Contributor: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale

Funder: National Science Foundation-grayscale

Producer: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale