"My Pompeii"
Mrs. Pantina
6th Grade Science


The purpose of this assignment is to show your understanding of volcanic eruptions.

Your account should include three parts:

Weeks/days leading up to the eruption...

During the eruption...

After the eruption...  

Here are several leading thoughts to get you started...

Pompeii Letters

  1. Eyewitness to History


  1. An Eyewitness Account of the Eruption of Vesuvius


  1. Two letters by Pliny the Younger


Other Links

  1. Volcano Trips

    Deadly Shadow of Vesuvius

    General Info about Pompeii

    Roman Numerals

    Viewing Pompeii
    [View Virtual Reality images of Pompeii]

    Pompeii [volcano information]

    Volcanoes: Mount Vesuvius

    More Pictures of Pompeii

    Roman Life

    Discovery Channel (Pompeii)

    Ancient Rome

    Ancient Rome Information

    Where do you want to go in Ancient Rome?

    The Riddle of Pompeii

    Yahooligans [Pompeii]

    Yahooligans [Vesuvius]

    The Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius Mt. Vesuvius info