The Glacial Interglacial Core Model contains evidence of a shift from an interglacial to a glacial period approximately 0.9 million years ago. This core can be loaned out for your educational needs.
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
Present students with this data set of microbial phyla from the deep biosphere and guide them to identify patterns then form and test multiple hypotheses about the questions they generate. Then they reflect on the elements of "doing science" they experienced and use the Science Flow Chart to document the process they engaged in and share what they would do next.