The United States ranks third, behind Indonesia and Japan, in the number of historically active volcanoes.
FEMA for Kids: The Disaster Area
FEMA is the Federal Emergency Management Administration. Their job is to prepare people for natural disasters and other emergencies, and to help them after the disasters strike. Visit this site to learn about earthquakes, volcanoes, and more.
Enter this Thinkquest site to discover the beauty and dangers of volcanoes.
Expand your knowledge with games, puzzles, and comics. View the database
to see pictures of dormant and active volcanoes from all over the
One volcano prediction saved 200,000 lives in the Philippines! Visit this site to learn all about volcanoes, and to see how vulcanologists predict when eruptions will occur. The site has some great volcano movies, too.
Virtually Climb Stromboli
Stromboli is the name of a large volcano in Italy. Climb all the way to its top at this fun Web site.