The Grasshoppers pre-k class traveled to Japan as part of their around the world in 80 plates inquiry study. While reading about the geography of Japan they found out that the country is made up of 6,852 islands. These islands formed because of volcanic activity in the area!! The Grasshoppers became interested in what volcanoes look like and how they erupted. So after looking at books and pictures they decided to make their own volcano and had it erupt during Science!