For billions of years, volcanoes have helped forge the world we know, creating extraordinary ecosystems and wildlife habitats. With over 500 active volcanoes, the Earth is bursting at the seams with these forces of mass construction.
Take your students on an adventure across the globe with intrepid explorer Carsten Peter, from the edge of an active volcano in Indonesia to a lava lake in Vanuatu.
Visit the archaeological ghost town of Pompeii, witness the devastating effects of the recent Kilauea eruption in Hawaii, and explore hydrothermal vents at the bottom of the ocean - all in stunning IMAX 3D.
Students and teachers alike will be on the edge of their seats as they discover molten worlds and exploding craters in this adrenaline-filled, immersive IMAX experience.
Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 2 and above. This film links closely to the Dynamic Earth and 600 Million Years: Victoria Evolves exhibitions at Melbourne Museum. The aligned Our Changing Earth education program is also available at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 03 8341 7767 to book your joint package.
Victorian Curriculum Links: Science, Natural Disasters, Environmental Science, Science Understanding (Earth Science), Geography
*The content of this film has been assessed as meeting the Exempt from Classification criteria as defined by the Australian Classification Office