Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### The Price of Gasoline: What's Behind It?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When gasoline is in high demand and on short supply, OPEC can raise the price to turn a significant profit. Help learners understand the economics behind demand, profit motive, and monopolies with a lesson that focuses on OPEC and...
Performance

#### At the Gas Pump

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Given the price of crude oil, gasoline, and diesel for the past several years, pupils plot the data to determine whether a correlation exists. Learners determine a regression line and predict the price of gasoline and diesel in the...
Assessment
Mathed Up!

#### Utility Bills

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
What is the total cost? Provided with seven problems, pupils determine the total cost for utilities. Scholars determine the amount of the utility used and determine the cost based upon the given unit rate. The resource is part of a prep...
Interactive
Royal Society of Chemistry

#### Crude Oil

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The United States consumes more oil than any other country, and its residents use 50 percent of that for transportation. Scholars match eight fractions of crude oil to their applications. Then, they fill in three logic puzzles reviewing...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Gasoline Use Around the World

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students contribute their own personal gasoline consumption data with other schools. They share thoughts and opinions on fossil fuels, its effects and what they can do in an effort to conserve natural resources.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Filling Up-Gasoline

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this fuel sources worksheet, students calculate the E85 alternative fuel costs per gallon compared to the cost of gasoline. Students complete a table to show the comparison prices. They create a triple line graph to show the...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Why Do Gasoline Prices React to Things That Have Not Happened?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Filling Up

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this filling up worksheet, learners calculate the E85 per gasoline-gallon equivalent price to the E85 price per gallon to complete a chart of "alternative fuel". They use the data along with the price per gallon of gasoline to plot...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### What Did It Cost 100 Years Ago?

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students compare prices of good across the century in order to introduce the topic of inflation. They undertand the concepts of inflation and Consumer Price Index (CPI), use online calculators to figure the approximate cost of goods...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Petro Products

For Teachers 5th - 7th
In this petroleum products worksheet, students find 11 products that contain petroleum by unscrambling the letters and taking out the letters that spell "petroleum" from the scramble. They also are given a challenge to find 2 two-word...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### It's Gas, Gas, Gas

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine America's dependence on oil. They read an article, research how gas prices are established, and create and conduct a survey regarding people's knowledge of gas and gas prices.