A month ago, earthquakes below a volcano in Iceland alerted scientists that an eruption was beginning. Ash, fire and lava continue to spout from the Bardarbunga volcano. Use this story, with its sounds of the lava fields, to discuss the science behind volcanos and the risks that this continuous eruption poses for the surrounding community.
PAESTA President, Laura Guertin brings us her next installment in her PAESTA President's Podcasting Series. Be sure to listen to hear Laura's excitement about the PAESTA Conference - but first, she's out to sea for a hydrographic survey!
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The website that teaches students to listen with the power of public radio, Listen Current has featured two current events stories about water. The stories explore the ways in which water is controlled by the government and affected by instability. Access the audio files and lesson plans at the Listen Current website (you can register for a free account to access all teaching materials).