Dating Lava Flows on Mauna Loa Volcano, Hawaii

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In this video segment adapted from NOVA, scientists search for carbonized remains of plants preserved in lava flows to find out how long it has taken rain forests on Hawaii to regenerate after a volcanic eruption. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media.

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