Actvity Summary: Students will be able to practice simple visual and geological observation through activities using core photos available through the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program web site.



  • Standard B: Science as inquiry
  • Standard C: Physical science
  • Standard E: Earth and space science
  • Standard F: Science and technology

  • Patterns
  • Cause and effect

  • Asking questions and defining problems
  • Developing and using models
  • Planning and carrying out investigations
  • Analyzing and interpreting data
  • Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information

  • ESS1. C The history of the planet Earth
  • ESS2.A Earth materials and systems
  • ESS2. E Biogeology
  • ESS3.A Natural Resources