Thanks for visiting our booth at the USA Science and Engineering Festival!

Check out these links for more resources about Earth science, scientific ocean drilling, cores, and the story of that terrible day 65 million years ago and how it changed life on Earth:

Learn more about your pencil.

Click here to download a free on-line poster about the event that caused the dinosaur extinction!

KT boundary


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Follow along with the expedition in progress: Expedition 329: South Pacific Gyre Microbiology!

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For teachers:

We have an activity on the dinosaur extinction, aka the K/T boundary and many more classroom activities related to scientific ocean drilling.


Communication Manager Kris Ludwig explains this core to a visitor to the booth.


Education Director Leslie Peart shows some of the cool science that we learn from drill cores.