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110 resources with the concept oil

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Essential Oil Extraction Using Liquid CO2

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When life hands you lemons ... experiment on them! Green chemistry gurus compare extraction methods for essential oils through a lab activity. Lab groups use traditional distillation and liquid carbon dioxide extraction methods, then...
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What Is Fat?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
An animated fat molecule explains how some fats are beneficial and some are harmful. He describes triglyceride molecules and how the chemical bonding or overall shape determines the health value of each individual type of fat. This...
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Oil Saturation Lab

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
An informative introduction and 16 pre-lab questions prepare biologists and biochemists to analyze the double bonds in fatty acids. Using an iodine absorption test, they will be able to order a series of four oils by the amount of...
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At the Gas Pump

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewGiven the price of crude oil, gasoline, and diesel for the past several years, pupils plot the data to determine whether a correlation exists. Learners determine a regression line and predict the price of gasoline and diesel in the...
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On This Day: OPEC Declares Oil Embargo

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
The memories of gas lines from the OPEC Oil Embargo linger in the memories of many Americans. A series of video clips—including those from experts on the subject of oil importation, Jimmy Carter addressing the country, and Congress...
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On This Day: The Soviet Counteroffensive during the Battle of Stalingrad

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The Battle of Stalingrad cost anywhere from one to two million lives over the course of months. Using a propaganda clip from the Office of War Information and video segments from experts on the battle, individuals consider why the deadly...
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Fossil Fuel Extraction Activity

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Extracting oil is more difficult than many think! Learners work together and get hands-on as they represent oil companies drilling for oil by simulating oil extraction using beans. They identify the challenges faced in using...
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2004 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
All goods have a social cost. A set of questions considers how to best calculate the impact the production of goods has on society. Other practice problems from College Board consider supply-and-demand curves and the impact of licensing...
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Geography Now! Brunei

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
This small nation on the island of Brunei owns a cattle ranch its own size in Australia. Why? In short, it has so much oil it can afford to import most of its food. An entertaining video shows the economic complexities of the...
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Geography Now! Gabon

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
While some consider it a rather obscure African country, looking closely reveals Gabon is a fascinating African state. It's home to the world's highest concentration of gorillas, thousands of caves, and even surfing hippos. A video...
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Franklin's Lab

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Get energized! Circuitry scholars follow the path of energy from its beginnings as a fossil fuel all the way to bulbs and batteries using an interesting interactive. Groups or individuals help Ben Franklin discover how to convert and...
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How Atom Bombs Can Uncover Forged Art

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Art forgeries are works of art themselves? How can inspectors tell real art from fake? A video from the a large science playlist explores the techniques practiced by expert forgers and the subtle science behind telling a masterpiece from...
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Out Spot, Darn Spot

For Students 9th - 12th
Encourage your classes to be laundry helpers! Learners explore the chemistry of stain removal with a lab investigation. By identifying the components of the stain, they identify the most effective solute for its removal.
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Crude Oil

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The United States consumes more oil than any other country, and its residents use 50 percent of that for transportation. Scholars match eight fractions of crude oil to their applications. Then, they fill in three logic puzzles reviewing...
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What's the Deal with Acne?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Use science to treat acne outbreaks! Scholars learn the immune response that creates their dreaded pimples. An ACS Reactions video lesson explains how bacteria and white blood cells interact to create these blemishes and how hormones...
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Oil and Water

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If you don't get along with someone, it's said that the two of you are like oil and water. Why is this? Explore the phenomenon and explain the phrase in one resource! Science superstars first observe samples of oil and water together....
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Molecular Sorting

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can scientists sort molecules based on their interaction with oil and water? The simulation demonstrates how this is possible. Pupils decide when to insert a molecule and observe how they sort themselves based on polarity.
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Micelles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Micelles consist of an aggregate of molecules in a colloidal solution. The simulation presents two different ways the molecules assemble into micelles based on the polarity of the solution in which they are placed. Scholars can set the...
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Polar and Non-Polar Interface

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why is there so much frozen water at Earth's poles? Because water is a polar molecule! Young scientists observe polar molecules moving in a mixture of oil and water. They see the changes in potential energy in the hydrophilic and...
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Fats and Oils (Plant Oils)

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Sow the seeds of knowledge with a short video about plant oils! Science scholars discover the methods people use to extract oils from olives, coconuts, and flowers. The narrator also explains the chemical structures of these oils and why...
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By Air, Land, or Sea: The Formation and Location of Our Natural Resources

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Coal forms from the ancient remains of plants that were alive on Earth before the dinosaurs! Scholars use their t-charts from the previous lesson over resources and research to determine if their information is correct. Through analysis...
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Oil Consumption

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An assessment presents a chart displaying oil consumption Pupils use the chart to determine the greatest increase in consumption, and then apply that information to figure out when the consumption may reach 100 million barrels a day.
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Youth Activism and the Dakota Access Pipeline

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Do young people have a role in social movements? Should they? The involvement of young people in the Dakota Access Pipeline is the focus of a resource that asks class members to examine letters written by native youths who oppose the...
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Back Through Time

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
To compare the physical properties of oil and water, groups work together to research the path oil takes from its creation to its final use. They then create a poster to display the information they learned through the research.