Tales of the Resolution Reading Activities

Summary:

Students use these questions to guide their reading of the Tales of the Resolution episodes focused on careers, technology, and science process exploration. They are designed to support Common Core State Standards for English & Literacy in Science.
Topic: 
Technology and Engineering
Topic: 
JOIDES Resolution
Topic: 
How Science Works
Topic: 
Cores
Topic: 
Climate Change
Topic: 
Careers
Activity Type: 
Classroom Activities
Activity Type: 
Graphic Novels
Grade level: 
5-8
Grade level: 
9-12

Curriculum standards

Next Generation Science Standards: Cross Cutting Concepts: 
Patterns
Scale, proportion, quantity
Stability and change
Next Generation Science Standards: Science and Engineering Practices: 
Analyzing and interpreting data
Constructing explanations and designing solutions
Next Generation Science Standards: Core Ideas: 
ESS1. C The history of the planet Earth
ESS2.A Earth materials and systems
ESS2.B Plate tectonics and large-scale system interactions
ESS2. D Weather and climate
ESS2. E Biogeology
PS4.A Wave properties
Credits: 
These suggested supplementary reading materials are written by Michael Passow (Dwight Morrow High School and School of Rock participant). Special Acknowledgement Carl Brenner (Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory Borehole Research Group); Sabreena Britt (Effie Yeaw Nature Center); John Meyer (Oregon Connections Academy)