Petroleum Teacher Resources
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Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy
Energize an environmental science unit on natural resources with this collection of instructional materials. From simple coloring sheets for primary grade children, to guiding questions for a high school research report, a wide variety...
2nd - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Pesky Plastics: The Problem with Plastic
What can happen to the environment if plastic continues to pollute it? Learners read about the implications of plastic on health, water, and nature in a two-page reading passage. After they finish reading, they work on six comprehension...
2nd - 4th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring for Petroleum - Modeling an Oil Reserve
Learners experiment with locating oil reserves. For this conservation lesson, students use a cardboard box to create sand, rocks, and an oil reserve (water balloon). They use a probe to dig around in the box to find the oil reserve and...
6th - 12th Science
Exploring the History of Oil
Students explore the history of the oil industry. In this history of oil lesson, students reseach the history and current state of the oil industry. Students then determine whether they support the move of the oil industry into Alaska's...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
This very simple geography project can lead to a lot of useful referential information that can be displayed in your classroom! Learners construct a poster-size map of a country, identifying major demographic points and including pie/bar...
6th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Calibrate Peer ReviewTM: Petroleum Geology of the Persian Gulf Region
Students explore the origin and distribution of oil and gas in a region of global significance, the Middle East including the geologic history and the socio-political and environmental issues associated with hydrocarbon exploration and...
11th - Higher Ed Science
Cotton and Petroleum Crises of 1931
Sixth graders divide into two groups, a cotton group and a petroleum group that are provided with the appropriate handouts. They read the handouts and charts and allow spokespersons from both groups to report to the class on how the...
6th Social Studies & History
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
Students investigate the global importance of the African and Asian countries that export petroleum. They access the OPEC website and research this organization. They answer questions and write an essay about alternative energy sources.
9th - 11th Science
Should Our Use of Paper or Plastic Bags be an Individual Choice or be Regulated by the Government?
Paper or plastic? Individual choice or government regulation? In this, the second of 24 resources devoted to building discussion skills, class members explore the question of whether the use of plastic bags should be individual choice or...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable