Question: What do you think is the type of energy that emerges while volcanoes are erupting? What unit is used to measure them?

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  1. that is a hard question! 🙂

    during eruptions, there is a lot of energy released. you have sound energy (the sound of the explosions) and heat energy (from the lava) and kinetic energy (all the material which is erupting and moving through the air and along the ground).

    The easiest of those to measure is the heat energy which you can measure in
    ˚C or ˚F. Some lava flows can measure over 1200˚C when they are erupting!

    I hope that helps?! 🙂

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