Posts Tagged ‘volcano’



Think About it Thursday….

              Has your child ever asked you a “Think About It” question before.  You know, the ones that maybe you didn’t know the answer to or the one that you could sorta answer, but couldn’t explain right? Then when you get home you have to get online and find […]

Dramatic Volcanic Lightning

    This evening the Sakurajima volcano in  Japan had an average sized eruption. But nothing was average about what locals saw thereafter! Lightning could be seen coming from the lava and from behind the dark smoke.  A study in the journal Science indicated that electrical charges are generated when rock fragments, ash, and ice particles in a volcanic […]

Recent Volcano Eruptions

This week there have been 2 major volcanic eruptions! The first happened on December 1 near Leon, Nicaragua with the eruption of Mt. Momotombo. This is the first time Momotombo has erupted in over 110 years! According to volcanologist, Erik Klemetti from Denison University in Ohio, “Although volcanoes can experience periods of dormancy and activity, very little […]

Hidden Superchain of Volcanoes Discovered in Australia

Scientists have just found the world’s longest chain of volcanoes on a continent, hiding in plain sight. Geologists have long known of small, separate chains of volcanic activity on the continent of Australia. However, new research reveals a hidden hotspot  with no signs of surface volcanism, connecting these separate strings of volcanoes into one megachain. […]

Calbuco Volcano in Chile Erupts: First Time in 43 Years!

Nearly 4,000 Evacuated After the Calbuco Volcano erupts twice! The view from Puerto Varas shows a high column of ash and lava spewing from the Calbuco volcano in the darkness of early Thursday. The Calbuco volcano erupted Wednesday, spewing a giant plume of ash high into the sky. This volcano has stayed dormant for the last […]

Every February Yosemite Waterfall Turns to Lava!

‘Lava eruption’ is trick of the eye, Yosemite Park ‘lava eruption’ is a stunning trick of the eye, What looks like a trail of fiery lava cascading over a cliff is really a stunning trick of the light. It is a phenomenon that wouldn’t look out of place on top of Mount Etna. The fiery-looking trail […]

HTHT of Dallas/Ft.Worth Has Fall Festival Erupting with FUN!

High Touch High Tech of Dallas/Ft. Worth oozed and erupted fun into the wonderful Fall Festival concocted by the Waters Edge Family of Faith and the HOA of Glen Oaks in Allen, Texas. Neighbors gathered from all through the community to join in games, pumpkin decorating, costume fun, and bounce houses, and our Sizzlin’ Scientists […]

Inside the heart of the volcano for the first time!

For the first time in history scientists have descended 650 feet into the magma chamber of a volcano. These incredible images show one explorer gently lowering himself into the heart of the dormant Thrihnukagigur volcano in Iceland.  When it last erupted 3000 years ago, superheated molten rock from the depths of the Earth’s crust spewed […]

Sky High Volcano

During a recent Super Science birthday party provided by Biology Brad from High Touch High Tech of the San Francisco Bay Area, birthday boy Joe erupted a volcano that went sky high! The birthday party took place in Concord, CA and the volcano erupted 6 feet high – twice the height of the birthday boy! […]

Eruption!!!

During a recent visit with our partners at Beaches Resorts by Sandals, located in Negril, Jamaica, we participated in the Volcanoes Program where a world record volcano eruption took place! Check out that eruption! This incredible eruption resulted in “oohs” and “aahs” and “wows” throughout the crowd of participants and onlookers. To learn more about our partnership opportunities […]