In Monitoring Mt. Etna, scientists in Sicily are collecting data to monitor the magma moving inside Mount Etna.
This feature story is an illustration of the process of science. It shows scientists collecting field data that will help them predict how and when the volcano will erupt. (Read more about The Scientific Process.)
This Classroom Discussion Activity can be used to connect your students to the process of science, highlight overarching scientific themes, and enhance comprehension of the story.