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For Kids - Web Adventures

Online Programs of Interest:

Eruption: Islands Rising from the Sea - is an electronic field trip virtual visit. After clicking on this link, click on "Log In To The Website", Then, log in by using this user name and password:

  • User Name: lava
  • Password: flow
Be a WebRanger!
This is a link to the National Park Service's WebRanger website for kids of all ages. If you love our National Parks, Monuments and Historic Sites, this site is for you. Find activities, solve puzzles and mysteries, play games, track your progress, earn rewards .......... Let the fun begin!

Did You Know?

`a`a flowing over an older flow of pahoehoe.

The two types of Hawaiian lava differ in appearance but are chemically alike. Pahoehoe has a smoother and ropey surface where a`a is jagged and clinkery.