Teach Through Educational Travel: Volcan Poas, Costa Rica
- Volcan Poas is a type of volcano called a stratovolcano. Explore the the composition of a stratovolcano. Think about how high this volcano is located – and why it is covered with clouds much of the time. View the satellite map – and peek through the clouds to see the volcano.
- Take a trip to the Volcan Poas via this video. Read along with one travel writer’s trip there. What surprises you most about this area?
- The Poas Volcano National Park shares a glimpse of Costa Rica’s wide biodiversity. There are four different habitats represented in this park, and countless animals and insects. Read more about the park, and think about the importance of preserving these natural spaces