Bird Baths: Cleaning Up Wildlife After Oil Spills
Students explore causes and effects of oil spills and contaminations. They experience first-hand the feel of oil spills, determine an environmental problem that affects their community, and develop an "action plan" to minimize risk to wildlife.
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Effects of Oil Spills on Environment and Marine Life
Students explore oceanography by conducting an environmental experiment in class. In this oil spill activity, students discuss the human need for oil and what is at stake when we drill for oil in our oceans. Students read a book in class...
3rd - 5th Science
Sea Turtles and the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
There are seven species of sea turtles, five of which live in the Gulf of Mexico. Young scientists learn about each and then examine the impact of the Deepwater Horizon (BP) oil spill on the populations. A video, Internet links to sea...
3rd - 9th Science