Imagine walking amid molten lava, deadly gases, and 2,000-degree heat on an active volcano. For more than 20 years, Maurice and Katia Krafft have traveled the world pursuing just such adventure. From Iceland to Hawaii, from Africa to Indonesia, these combination volcanologists/filmmakers are usually the first to reach the scene of an eruption. Join them just an arm's length away from a fiery blast as they risk their lives to document the birth of a volcano. Be a part of this daring team and witness the unforgettable power of the earth in Volcano!
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I have been showing this video to my 7th grade science students for years! I like how it shows the characteristics of many different kinds of volcanoes. The students are fascinated by the acid lake in Indonesia, and by the behavior of these "crazy" volcanologists. After watching the video, I have the students write their own volcano eyewitness story.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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