Volcano Diagram – Cross Section

Interactive Labelling Activity

Label the different parts of a volcano correctly using this interactive cross section diagram.

Become familiar with key volcano terminology by labelling the volcano diagram.


  • Solidified lava & ash
  • Crater
  • Main vent / Conduit
  • Side vent
  • Lava flow
  • Layers of rock
  • Magma chamber
  • Ash cloud

Have a look at our Interactive Fact Sheet for some fun facts about volcanoes!

Volcano Facts

Create your own erupting volcano…

When you’ve finished labelling the volcano diagram, why not try this fun hands-on craft activity and make an erupting volcano model from everyday items!

Great for developing fine motor skills and makes a fun STEM / science fair activity.

Make a Volcano
Erupting Volcano Model

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