These mini-lessons are designed to introduce young children to and encourage exploration of a variety of subjects related to the process and science of scientific ocean drilling. They can be used as a unit in any order; alternatively each lesson can stand alone.
Episode 1: Tales of the Resolution! The reader is introduced to the ship and its history of discovery. This graphic novel takes place just before the JR was about to undergo a major re-fitting after two decades of scientific ocean drilling. Authored and designed by Carl Brenner from the Borehole Research Group. More graphic novels can be found at http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/BRG/outreach/media/tales/index.html
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Try your hand at a jigsaw puzzle, JR style! These puzzles were made from actual working scenes on the JR. Match the pieces to complete the pictures.