Monthly program update for the Deep Earth Academy
On April 1, 19 science educators from across North America boarded the JOIDES Resolution as participants in the latest “School of Rock Expedition for Educators” professional development workshop.
A delegation of 17 middle and high school teachers from across Korea joined Deep Earth Academy staff at the National Science Teachers Association’s International Science Institute for three weeks of professional development training.
The JOIDES Resolution will set sail from Balboa, Panama on October 23 to begin Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) Expedition 344 (Costa Rica Seismogenesis Project A Stage 2), also known as CRISP 2.
Earlier this month, 22 teachers from Washington, D.C., New York, Delaware, Florida, and North Carolina joined Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) scientist
On July 25, Deep Earth Academy hosted a three-hour workshop for teachers from the Smithsonian National Science Resources Center Earth History & Global Change Academy.
Deep Earth Academy staff recently wrapped up two “School of Rock” workshops. From May 23 to June 2, proponents of selected pilot projects from the Ship-to-Shore Science kickoff meeting sailed aboard the JOIDES Resolution as it transited from Curaçao to Bermuda.
Deep Earth Academy recently published the classroom activity “Discovering Life Below the Sea Floor – An Introduction to How Science Works” and the Science Flowchart.
Deep Earth Academy (DEA) joined more than 3,000 hands-on exhibits, as well as celebrity attendees such as Bill Nye and the Myth Busters, at the second annual USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C. April 28-29.
Deep Earth Academy hosted the kickoff meeting for “Ship-to-Shore Science,” a two-year exploratory project to develop strategies that will connect the work of the JOIDES Resolution and the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) to informal science education in the United States.
In November, Deep Earth Academy, the U.S. education arm of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP), was awarded a planning grant from NSF entitled, “Bringing Cutting Edge Scientific Ocean Drilling Research on Past Climate Change into Minority-Serving Institution Geoscience Classrooms.”
Deep Earth Academy, the U.S. education arm of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP), launched a traveling exhibit about the JOIDES Resolution at the North Museum in Lancaster, Pennsylvania this month.
Deep Earth Academy, the U.S. education arm of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP), has been awarded a $284,217 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop and establish a project entitled “Ship To Shore Science: The R/V JOIDES Resolution As A Platform For Learning.”
School of Rock, the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program’s (IODP) successful educator training expeditions on the JOIDES Resolution, hosted a review summit for the first five cohorts of the program.
Deep Earth Academy partnered with the Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations (C-DEBI) on Expedition AT18-07 from June 26 - July 14, 2011. This three-week venture took place on the research vessel (R/V) Atlantis with the remotely-operated vehicle, Jason.
This month, the JOIDES Resolution completed a transit through the Panama Canal and will remain in tie-up until September 16, 2011. During this period, Deep Earth Academy will host a review summit for the last five cohorts of the School of Rock program.
Deep Earth Academy, IODP and the Texas Maritime Museum in Rockport, Texas have partnered to develop and launch “Getting to the Core, the JOIDES Resolution,” a temporary exhibit featuring scientific ocean drilling.
Deep Earth Academy (DEA) has had a busy month of March. Early in the month, DEA hosted a booth and multiple presentations at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) meeting in San Francisco, California.
Deep Earth Academy (DEA) has had a busy month conducting multiple outreach events in the Washington, DC/Virginia area and planning for the upcoming National Science Teachers Association meeting in March.
Deep Earth Academy’s Education Officer Joe Monaco has been onboard the JOIDES Resolution since early October, participating in IODP Expedition 329 South Pacific Gyre Microbiology.
Deep Earth Academy has just completed the 2010 School of Rock, which took place onboard the JOIDES Resolution during the IODP Cascadia ACORK expedition, 50 miles off the coast of Vancouver Island, Canada.
During the last month of operations onboard the JOIDES Resolution, the six person Outreach team sailing on Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) Expedition 327 Juan de Fuca Hydrogeology has been busy working on both group and individual projects.
As part of the Juan de Fuca Hydrogeology Expedition, a team of six Outreach Officers is working onboard the JOIDES Resolution to develop innovative learning and teaching tools designed to facilitate the communication of scientific drilling results to broad audiences.
During the month of May, Deep Earth Academy (DEA) has focused its energy on planning education programs for upcoming expeditions. One of the most exciting developments has been the formation of an international team of six educators and illustrators who will join the Juan de Fuca Hydrogeology Expedition this summer.
The Integrated Ocean Drilling Program’s (IODP) education program, Deep Earth Academy (I-DEA), continues to focus on planning a series of education activities for IODP expeditions this summer and fall.
The Integrated Ocean Drilling Program’s (IODP) education program, Deep Earth Academy (I-DEA), is celebrating the tremendous success of education and outreach programming during IODP Expedition 318 to Wilkes Land, Antarctica, which ended in early March.
Apply to sail on the JOIDES Resolution with an unprecedented international education and science communication team. The Juan de Fuca expedition will install subseafloor observatories (“CORKS”) and include an intensive course on marine geology and geophysics, with an emphasis on seafloor hydrogeology.
Throughout the current Wilkes Land expedition, videographer Dan Brinkhuis from Zcene Moving Media is on board the JOIDES Resolution to document the expedition.