Field Trip Program

Volcanoes of Lassen Demonstration

Teachers and students use a volcano model with a park ranger
A student makes lava erupt from a model volcano
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This ranger-led program helps students discover all four types of volcanoes, each found at Lassen. Students will learn about the geology and volcanic history of the park.

Length: 30 to 60 minutes
Group Size: up to 35

  • Contact us on or after Feburary 1 for programs in May to July.
  • Contact us on or after June 1 for programs in August and September.
  • Programs are very popular and dates fill quickly, so make reservations early. The number of programs we offer depends on park staffing and funding.


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Grade Levels:
Second Grade-Twelfth Grade
Earth Science, Geology, Physical Science, Tectonics, Volcanoes
National/State Standards:
California State Standards
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