When Life Gives You Lava . . .


  • Aug 7 2010 9:23 AM

    MaryRose Lovgren

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This Marketplace feature, from American Public Media, focuses on Goma, Congo, a town that was devastated in 2002 when a volcano erupted and engulfed the town in lava. The disaster had a positive outcome: the internationally funded construction boom used the lava for rebuilding the town's infrastructure.

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    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Economics, World History, History-Social Science, Science, Earth & Space Science


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