How do you build a cinder-cone volcano?


A good way to teach about the natural world is to make models. A really fun model to build is a cinder cone volcano. A variety of materials is needed for this project. Items such as cardboard, a coffee can, vegetable oil, water, tissue, an air pump, a funnel, duct tape, flour and salt. Detailed steps will assist you in creating a perfect cinder cone volcano at this link.
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Things You'll Need. Flour. Salt. Cooking oil. Utility knife. Cardboard box, at least 1 foot by 1 foot. Drink bottle. Plastic bag. Scissors. Brown and red paint. Baking soda. Detergent
It is in a shape of a cone and is one of the largest types of volcanoes there is. There are loads in North America, so you will always find them there.
Cinder cones are the smallest type of volcanoes. They are rarely bigger than 400m in height. They are composed when coarse tephra escapes rapidly from molten lave. The gas then is
A cinder cone or scoria cone is a steep conical hill of
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How to Build a Cinder Cone Volcano Model
A cinder cone volcano is not the type that normally comes to mind when most people think of model volcanoes. There is no stream of lava or large explosion with most cinder cone volcanoes. The eruption produces mostly ash, which make modeling this... More »
Difficulty: Moderate
Building a cinder cone volcano is quite a bit different than most volcano's built for school activities. It is highly recommended that his project, if done by a child, is monitored by an adult as this can pose a potential hazard. For more information look here:;
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