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
Petroleum and Your Community
I was going to write a joke about oil, but it seemed crude. This lesson starts with a comparison of where the US gets oil from and how that has changed over time. After analyzing the data, scholars create a graph and use the Internet to...
9th - 12th 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
Students experiment with locating oil reserves. In this conservation instructional activity, 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...
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
Authentic Activities for Connecting Mathematics to the Real World
Check out the handout from a presentation that contains a collection of high school algebra projects connecting a variety of mathematics to the real world. Activities range from simple probabilities to calculus. The activities can be...
6th - 12th Math 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