For Teachers, Outreach Officers & Museums
Scientific Ocean Drilling is frontier exploration that has led to many important discoveries about our planet over the last 50 years, including:
Proving plate tectonics and continental break-up
Revealing 65 million years of Earth’s past climate history
Understanding meteorite impacts and mass-extinctions
Discovering life deep within the Earth’s crust
Ice cap growth and sea level changes
Understanding geohazards - earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis
Discovering hydrothermal vents and their unique inhabitants
the Structure and lifecycle of oceanic crust
Resources & Materials
The JOIDES Resolution website hosts a fantastic range of educational resources and materials tailored to the needs of educators:
The ECORD website provides information on opportunites for educators as well as outreach materials:
We are keen to adapt and develop resources for the UK curriculum as well as for museums and events.
If you are interested in working with us to this end please contact us!