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Offshore Oil Drilling

For Teachers 4th - 8th
An entertaining and informative video on offshore oil drilling is posted here. A young student is on an oil rig platform in the Gulf of Mexico and interviews the foreman of the rig. An excellent graphic on exactly how the oil rig drills...
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The Gulf Oil Spill in the Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils explore the concept of environmental stewardship. In 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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Gulf Oil Spill Fill-In

For Students 4th - 10th
In this Gulf oil spill worksheet, students examine an article regarding basic facts about the April 20, 2010 oil spill and then respond to 25 fill in the blank questions. A word bank is provided.
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The Oil Field Industry

For Teachers K - 2nd
A brief look at natural resources are described, prior to explaining the importance of oil in this 12-slide PowerPoint. Clear and colorful graphics are on each slide to keep viewers interested and more informed. Tip: Ask students how...
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Breaking English News - Obama Says BP Must Pay for Oil Spill Clean-up

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this ESL/ELL reading comprehension worksheet, students read or listen to an article entitled, "Obama Says BP Must Pay for Oil Spill Clean-up." They participate in discussion activities, and complete a variety of question types to...
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British oil dispute with Argentina deepens

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders discuss the conflict about oil between Britain and Argentina. In this Political conflict lesson, 9th graders read an article and answer guided reading questions. Students write an email to their teacher about Black Gold in...
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Should We Drill?

For Students 5th - 9th
To drill or not to drill? Introduce the controversial debate between economic and environmental priority through this news article worksheet. Brief background information gives students context to access the evidence for both sides,...
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Oil Spill Lesson Plans

For Teachers 4th - 8th
With the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, now is a great time to educate students on issues related to oil.
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Oil Spill

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the implications of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil disaster. In this oil spill lesson, students research details regarding the BP oil leak and then participate in a simulation that requires them to role play those whose...
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Oil Spill

For Students 8th - 12th
In this reading comprehension learning exercise, students read a 7-paragraph article about the 2010 Gulf Oil Spill and respond to 5 short answer questions. Vocabulary words and definitions are included.
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Oil Spill Dangers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze the effects of oil spills on our environment and develop action plans to protect animals and habitats.
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Science and the Ocean Ranger Disaster

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students investigate the scientific theories behind various elements of the Ocean Ranger disaster. They present their information in a format of their choosing.
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Why Do Gasoline Prices React to Things That Have Not Happened?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate how the price of gas is determined.  In this economics lesson, students analyze supply and demand and seasonal demand, create tables and graphs and reflect on consumer expectations.  
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Driving the Biggest Rig

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this descriptive details worksheet, students read the passage and find the vivid verbs that tell what Valerie does. Students then complete a bubble cluster graphic organizer for a person they know and their actions. Students write...
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Tell Me Why

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this cause and effect worksheet, students read ten sentences about the Gulf Coast oil spill disaster on April 20, 2010. Students underline the case and circle the effect in every sentence. This worksheet goes with a Scholastic news...
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Primary Activity: Dichotomous Key of Energy Sources

For Students 4th - 5th
In this energy sources worksheet, learners fill in a chart using a dichotomous key of energy sources. They use follow the directions and label items such as the sun, a windmill, and an oil rig with the proper number and letter labels...
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Oxidation and Reduction Review From Biological Point-of-View

For Students 10th - 12th
Review of reduction and oxidation opens this video. It really helps stimulate understanding of these biochemistry topics. By explaining the loss or gain of electrons, Salman Khan is able to clarify the concept of respiration processes.
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A Vanishing Island

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The effects of rising sea levels on Isle de Jean Charles, located off the coast of Louisiana, are documented in Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee's poignant short video. Viewers are asked to consider not only the plight of residents but also what...
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Then and Now

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The devastating changes happening to the Native American inhabitants of an island off the coast of Louisiana are the topic of an informational lesson. After scholars break into groups to explore particular topics, they come back together...
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Visual Arts: Using Imagery

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers extend the colors, shapes, textures and lines of an unknown composition to create perspective in their drawings. Using oil pastels, they work in pairs to create a long continuous artwork of imagery inspired by sailing...
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Living in Hurricane Country

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine how hurricanes grow and their strength levels through an interactive program. They define terms associated with hurricanes and how the public is affected by the storms.
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Fossil Fuel Power Stations

For Students 5th - 6th
In these energy worksheets, students learn about fossil fuels and the power stations that use the fuels. Students complete a 14 page packet about fossil fuels and power stations.
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Barack Obama

For Students 4th - 6th
In this online interactive Barack Obama worksheet, students respond to 15 fill in the blank and multiple choice questions regarding the information included in the provided paragraphs.
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2010 Flashback: Looking Back on 2010 with the Visual Thesaurus

For Students 7th - 12th
Use this fill-in-the-blank worksheet along with the web site Visual Thesaurus as a guide to look up various events. This is a great way to explore the site and facilitate technology skills in a fun, interactive format.

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