Science Picture Explorations: A Set of Mini Lessons

Science Picture Explorations: A Set of Mini Lessons

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.

Tales of the Resolution Reading Activities

Tales of the Resolution Reading Activities

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

JOIDES Resolution Papercraft Model

Print page two and three out on heavyweight card stock then read all instructions below before proceeding. Use the images on this page for reference. Materials: Fast-setting white glue or tape, sharp razor knife or scissors, small metal ruler, and lastly, patience.