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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.


Steve Zachary


Earth Science, Geology, Physical Science, Tectonics, Volcanoes
National/State Standards:
California State Standards
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