Deep Drilling at Sea

Kate Ramsayer, Science News Magazine

This Science News for Kids article provides an image-rich overview of a deep-sea drilling project off the coast of British Columbia. The article guides students through the exploration, explaining how deep sediment cores are taken, what researchers find in the cores, and details of what life is like on a research ship. It features links to an online poll, an opportunity for students to submit comments, a deep-sea drilling word find, and links to supplementary reading questions and related sites.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Within Rock, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: General Public, Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Topics: Biosphere:Microbiology, Methods of Microbiology:Field Methods, Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats:Within Rock
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:EcologyKeyword: endolith