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Actvity Summary: The "Hole" Story About Ocean Cores will introduce your students to core description and curation techniques used by scientists and technicians during Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Expedition 309

Lab groups can work together to examine high resolution photos and data from four cores taken at various depths in this first-of-its-kind complete section of oceanic crust. This poster includes background information and five classroom activities on the back.

  • Standard E: Earth and space science
  • Standard H: History and nature of science

  • System and system models
  • Structure and function

  • Analyzing and interpreting data

  • ESS1. C The history of the planet Earth
  • ESS2.A Earth materials and systems
  • PS1.A Structure of matter