• Capulin Volcano National Monument by J. Unruh

    Capulin Volcano

    National Monument New Mexico

Lesson Plans

On-Site Activity Kit

An activity kit is now available for teachers to use during a visit to the volcano. It uses the characteristics of lava to teach students to compare and contrast samples and learn about density and viscosity. All materials needed are included in the kit. If you would like to use it during your visit, please indicate this on your fee waiver form and ask for the kit when you arrive.

The printed materials for this kit are available for download below.

Lesson Plan Definitions

Photographs Forms

Information

Did You Know?

Sepia tone historic photograph of Homer Farr sitting on the running board of his flag draped Model T.

The road to the top of Capulin Volcano National Monument was first constructed in 1925 by Homer J. Farr.