• iceberg
  • boy with flowers
  • checking water quality
  • planet eclipse
  • rangitoto trees
  • kids with test tubes
  • kids with earth
  • snowy mountains
  • Rainbow Clouds

    Refraction and diffraction of light through ice crystals in the clouds

  • Philippa On The Ice

    Philippa On The Ice Philippa Werry at an Antarctic research camp 2016

New Zealand Science Teacher

Set Sail with the Joides Resolution

Aliki Weststrate has a great way to immerse your students in the science of what is going on beneath our feet, and it is all at sea!

"Want to take your students on board a ship in real time – a science ship doing hi-tech earthquake research near Gisborne? I’m the onboard teacher and I’ll take you on a video tour of this huge floating laboratory, where the students can ask Q, talk to the scientists, and see the amazing equipment and technology. To register for a free live video event please follow the prompts on the boat’s calendar & email  thejoidesresolution@gmail.com
It will be tailored for your students' age/year level and is suitable for Years 1-8 Science - Nature of Science and Planet Earth and Beyond strands, and NCEA levels in the Earth & Space domain. Be great to have you onboard!"

Invitation to sign up for a live 'ship-to-shore' video with an educator and scientists on board the JOIDES Resolution 

NZ and international scientists are on board studying slow slip earthquakes offshore from Gisborne, at the Hikurangi Subduction Zone. This is NZ's largest fault and they'll be coring and putting down high-tech observatories under the seafloor to better understand its earthquake and tsunami potential. For information on the expedition's aims visit http://joidesresolution.org/expedition/375/

To register for a free live video event please sign up on the ship's calendar  . It will be tailored for your students' age/year level and suitable for Years 1-8 Science  - Nature of Science and Planet Earth and Beyond strands, and NCEA levels in the Earth & Space science domain.

The voyage  is run by the International Ocean Discovery Programme (IODP), an international marine research collaboration that explores Earth's history and dynamics using ocean-going research vessels to recover data recorded in seafloor sediments and rocks and to monitor sub-seafloor environments.

References

What is the JOIDES Resolution?

Find out more about the IODP.

Register for a Live Video Event.

Email Aliki Weststrate

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