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Oil Spill in a Test Tube

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students develop a test tube model of an oil spill in order to experiment with conditions needed for bioremediation. They apply the principals of experimental design by analyzing a research article on the EXXON Valdez bioremediation...
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TE Activity: Oil Spill Cleanup

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students experiment by creating an oil spill and trying a number of clean up methods. They determine which methods are the least costly and most effective. They role play as an environmental engineer and as an oil company owner who must...
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Oil Spill!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Fourth and fifth graders take a close look at oil spills and the devastating effects they have on the environment. They explore the various methods for cleaning up oils spills and perform and hands-on simulation of an oil spill in class....
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Prince William's Oily Mess: A Tale of Recovery

For Students 5th - 7th
In this environment worksheet, students explore the effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Students read and study text and photographs about the 1989 spill. Students answer 6 essay questions.
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Water Pollution Cleanup

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How do scientists determine the best method for removing pollutants from our water sources? Environmental scholars experiment with pollution clean-up options to discover which are the most cost-effective, fastest, and most thorough....
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Liquid Density and Oil Spills

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars conduct a simple experiment demonstrating the variable densities of corn syrup, water, glycerin, and vegetable oil. They examine cleanup methods used in the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
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Oil Spill

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore an important role of environmental engineers by studying the Exxon Valdez oil spill. They experiment with different strategies in order to clean up their own manufactured oil spill.
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How Much Motor Oil Would You Like in Your Bed?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders use their understanding of buoyancy to understand the horrible effect of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Students perform an experiment where they combine three unnatural liquids, and then they are asked various questions to...
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Don't Cry Over Spilled Oil

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers study the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill while evaluating oil spill clean up activities. They discover the long term impact can have on an ecosystem by completing this experiment.
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An Oil Spill Primer for Students

For Students 4th - 10th
For this Gulf oil spill worksheet, students examine a 4-page article regarding basic facts about the oil spill as well as photographs of clean-up efforts.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Oil Spill Perspectives

For Students 9th - 12th
With the BP oil spill still fresh on your scholars' minds, take the opportunity to analyze various perspectives on it through political cartoons. This critical-analysis handout features 2 cartoons on the incident. Background information...
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Survival Comprehension Stories: The Titanic

For Students 6th - 9th
Learners read informational text about the Titanic, then answer two fill-in-the-blank questions based on information found in the text. They add the suffix less or the prefix un to six words from the story to create antonyms. Then, they...
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How Toxic is Oil?

For Students 4th - 10th
In this oil spill worksheet, students examine a 4-page article regarding basic facts about oil spills and toxicity of oil.
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The Gulf Oil Spill in the Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of environmental stewardship. For this interdisciplinary lesson, students investigate the media response to the Gulf oil spill as they examine live streaming video, interpret data, and share their personal...
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Oil Consumption

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students explore the concept of environmental stewardship. In this science lesson, students calculate the barrels of oil that their family consumes in a year.
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Champions Of The Land

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students write an abstract of a book concerning conservation. In this environmental activism lesson, students explore books such as Silent Spring by Rachel Carson.  Students choose a book about conservation from a suggested book list and...
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Water Pollution

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore the causes of water pollution. In this environmental lesson, students conduct experiments with natural filtration systems.
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Oil Spill!

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners examine how oil spills are cleaned through an interactive program. They review the facts of oil spills and how the oil spreads. They discuss the short and long term effects of a spill and how they can be avoided.
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Irony, Sarcasm, Satire

For Students 9th - 12th
Irony, the discrepancy between what is expected and what occurs, is the focus of a reference sheet that provides young writers with models of this literary device.
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North America Puzzle Answer Sheet

For Students 7th - 9th
In this geography worksheet, students name the capitals of various countries found in North America. They also identify the various weather patterns across the continent and specific bodies of water. There are 21 descriptions and 21...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Oil Spill Perspectives

For Students 8th - 12th
For this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about the BP oil spill and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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North America Puzzle

For Students 6th - 9th
In this geography instructional activity, students complete a crossword puzzle in reference to North America. They identify capitals of some countries, the specific landforms of different areas, and languages spoken. There are 21 clues...
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Comprehension Lifters: The Sea

For Students 5th - 6th
In this comprehension learning exercise, learners complete two pages of comprehension and vocabulary exercises about the sea. Students fill in missing letters in words and answer 5 short answer questions about the text.
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Math Skills: Conversions

For Students 8th - 10th
In this conversions instructional activity, students use metric unit conversions to solve fifteen word problems that involve converting from one unit to another.

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