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110 resources with the concept oil

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Environmental Engineering and Water Chemistry

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Introduce young scientists to the fundamentals of environmental engineering with a nine-resource collection that looks at air, land, and water quality concerns. The unit begins with a PowerPoint presentation that provides background...
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Essential Oil Extraction Using Liquid CO2

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When life hands you lemons ... experiment on them! Green chemistry gurus compare extraction methods for essential oils through a lab activity. Lab groups use traditional distillation and liquid carbon dioxide extraction methods, then...
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What Is Fat?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
An animated fat molecule explains how some fats are beneficial and some are harmful. He describes triglyceride molecules and how the chemical bonding or overall shape determines the health value of each individual type of fat. This...
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Make Your Own Lava Lamp

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Here is one of the better Spangler episodes. Two young girls perform an experiment that results in the creation of a lava lamp! Water, oil, Alka Seltzer, and food coloring are combined in test tubes to create this effect. There is a lot...
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Make Your Own Lava Lamp

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Here is one of the better Spangler episodes. Two young girls perform an experiment that results in the creation of a lava lamp! Water, oil, Alka Seltzer, and food coloring are combined in test tubes to create this effect. There is a lot...
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Oil Saturation Lab

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
An informative introduction and 16 pre-lab questions prepare biologists and biochemists to analyze the double bonds in fatty acids. Using an iodine absorption test, they will be able to order a series of four oils by the amount of...
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Fossil Fuels (Part III), The Geology of Coal

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Do not overlook this set of lessons just because your school does not have a data analysis system. There is plenty of material here to administer a complete mini unit on the formation, distribution, and properties of coal. Since it...
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Fossil Fuels (Part I), The Geology of Oil

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Junior geologists work through three mini-lessons that familiarize them with the formation and location of fossil fuels. Part one involves reading about petroleum and where it comes from via a thorough set of handouts. A lab activity...
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Oil Crisis: What Would You Do?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The dynamics between the economies and politics of the United States and the Middle East are here to study. Upper graders read and discuss scenarios relating to OPEC and the current oil crisis, then in small groups role-play members of...
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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...
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On This Day: OPEC Declares Oil Embargo

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
The memories of gas lines from the OPEC Oil Embargo linger in the memories of many Americans. A series of video clips—including those from experts on the subject of oil importation, Jimmy Carter addressing the country, and Congress...
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On This Day: The Soviet Counteroffensive during the Battle of Stalingrad

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The Battle of Stalingrad cost anywhere from one to two million lives over the course of months. Using a propaganda clip from the Office of War Information and video segments from experts on the battle, individuals consider why the deadly...
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Fossil Fuel Extraction Activity

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Extracting oil is more difficult than many think! Learners work together and get hands-on as they represent oil companies drilling for oil by simulating oil extraction using beans. They identify the challenges faced in using...
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2004 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
All goods have a social cost. A set of questions considers how to best calculate the impact the production of goods has on society. Other practice problems from College Board consider supply-and-demand curves and the impact of licensing...
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2008 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Some of the oiliest creatures on earth may be the answer to our energy crisis! Using a four-question assessment, resource scholars consider the use of microalgae as fuel among other environmental science topics. Each question has several...
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Geography Now! Brunei

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
This small nation on the island of Brunei owns a cattle ranch its own size in Australia. Why? In short, it has so much oil it can afford to import most of its food. An entertaining video shows the economic complexities of the...
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Geography Now! Gabon

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
While some consider it a rather obscure African country, looking closely reveals Gabon is a fascinating African state. It's home to the world's highest concentration of gorillas, thousands of caves, and even surfing hippos. A video...
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Franklin's Lab

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Get energized! Circuitry scholars follow the path of energy from its beginnings as a fossil fuel all the way to bulbs and batteries using an interesting interactive. Groups or individuals help Ben Franklin discover how to convert and...
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How Atom Bombs Can Uncover Forged Art

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Art forgeries are works of art themselves? How can inspectors tell real art from fake? A video from the a large science playlist explores the techniques practiced by expert forgers and the subtle science behind telling a masterpiece from...
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Out Spot, Darn Spot

For Students 9th - 12th
Encourage your classes to be laundry helpers! Learners explore the chemistry of stain removal with a lab investigation. By identifying the components of the stain, they identify the most effective solute for its removal.
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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...
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What's the Deal with Acne?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Use science to treat acne outbreaks! Scholars learn the immune response that creates their dreaded pimples. An ACS Reactions video lesson explains how bacteria and white blood cells interact to create these blemishes and how hormones...
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Oil and Water

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If you don't get along with someone, it's said that the two of you are like oil and water. Why is this? Explore the phenomenon and explain the phrase in one resource! Science superstars first observe samples of oil and water together....
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Molecular Sorting

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can scientists sort molecules based on their interaction with oil and water? The simulation demonstrates how this is possible. Pupils decide when to insert a molecule and observe how they sort themselves based on polarity.