No Series: Simulating an Oil Spill to Understand Environmental Impact

Simulating an Oil Spill to Understand Environmental Impact

Lesson Objective: Students take on the task of cleaning up a simulated oil spill
Grade 4 / Science / Environment

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Discussion and Supporting Materials

Thought starters

  1. How does reading about oil spills before the exploration equip students for the hands-on lab?
  2. Why is it essential for students to compare and contrast their different lab experiences?
  3. See how the lesson ends with an exciting writing assignment.?

10 Comments

  • Private message to Claudia D'Leon

Is there paperwork for this lesson? It is a great lesson.

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  • Private message to Katie Dahl
Is there a way to get the paperwork? I would absolutely love to do this!
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  • Private message to Latoya Lewis
Great lesson
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  • Private message to Jessica Biekert
Do you use actual oil? Or is it another material similar to oil?
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  • Private message to Terry Wilson
You can find the paper work in the book Picture-Perfect Science Lessons - Chapter 13 - This is an NSTA publication.
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