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Notice the location of volcanoes on this map and observe the physical features of volcanoes in this gallery of images from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Volcanic eruptions on land and underwater shape and continue to reshape the surface of our planet. Observing the locations of volcanoes on Earth reveals a pattern.
To view the Background Essay, Student Handout, and Teaching Tips for this media gallery, go to Support Materials below. This resource was developed through WGBH’s Bringing the Universe to America’s Classrooms project, in collaboration with NASA. Click here for the full collection of resources.