This volcano model has a firework in its top to resemble the volcanic eruption. You might want to ask for permission before setting off fireworks indoors but it certainly adds a sense of excitement to the model.
This volcano model was made by a 9 year old kid, with a bit of help from their mum. We say 'Top marks - Well done!' An excellent volcano project and you can see how to make it by clicking on this picture and visiting their website.
3D volcano model
This volcano project is one of the most popular in internet land popping up on numerous websites. Whoever made this model should know, their volcano project is famous!
This volcano model comes from the genius model designers at Canon in Japan and we think it is amazing. Well done guys.
Cut away models of volcanoes are popular so that you can see the layers of ash and lava inside. As demonstrated by this proud pupil.
This model comes with handy instructions on how to make it. Click on the image and it will take you through to the model owner's website, complete with instructions.
This teaching idea has been a favourite for many years. Indeed, Westminster School in London asked all their Year 9 and Year 10 pupils what they liked about their Geography lessons prior to joining them at Westminster School and the favourite activity listed was making models of volcanoes. This lesson idea is not a new one but its popularity and effectiveness as a learning tool endures.
This volcano model comes from Japan and it has to rate as the best paper template we have seen here at 3DGeography.co.uk. We love this template and despite it being a slightly tricky one to make, we think the finished geography model is amazing. If you click on the photo, it will take you to Canon's website full of other interesting templates that you can make. Two very enthusiastic thumbs up from us. Click on the link below to download the template.
Two great institutions came together for these models. First, the British Geological survey made accurate 3D model templates of the recently erupted volcano in Iceland. Then, Blue Peter, the world's longest running Children's TV show told everyone how to make them. You can watch the video clip on how to make the volcano models by following the links on the BGS website.
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Cut-out 3D model of Eyjafjallajökull
This cut out model was made by the British Geological Survey and they have more information on their website which you can reach by clicking on the link. The template is 5mb in size and may take a short while to download.
Arthur's seat model volcano
Click on the picture to download the template and follow the link to their website for more information on volcanoes.
There are two volcano models to make here and both of them come courtesy of the Australian Geological Survey. The templates, which you can download by clicking on the pictures, or the links below, come complete with instructions on the template on how to make the volcano models.
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Paper template - in colour
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This template for making a volcano has a cut away section so that you can see inside the volcano on one side.
This model, also from the Australian Geological service creates two pieces which fit together to see how land can slump.
This model comes courtesy of the Australian Geological service.
Visit the website here: Make a volcano model
Volcano models often focus on the volcano naturally but we like this model as it looks at the causes of volcanoes and concentrates on the plate boundary. In wonderful colour and easy to understand, click on the image to visit the educational blog it came from.
This volcano picture helps portray the sheer raw power and excitement that is created by volcanoes. For more images, follow the link below to our collection of volcano images.