Oil Spill in a Test Tube
Students develop a test tube model of an oil spill in order to experiment with conditions needed for bioremediation. They apply the principals of experimental design by analyzing a research article on the EXXON Valdez bioremediation efforts a
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Introducing Measurements in the Laboratory
We use basic units of measurement to break down things and communicate clearly. The first lesson in an 11-part series teaches the proper way to measure various items. It starts simply with measuring the dimensions and areas of geometric...
9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Test Tube in Retort Stand
Lab safety—it's no accident. JFR Science presents the proper way to insert a test tube in a retort stand as part of a larger series of videos. The video begins with the required parts and how to assemble them properly, then discusses...
2 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Oil Spills: The Scientific Method in Action
Learners write a clear and detailed procedure and explore the complications in trying to clean the environment. They develop various ways to solve a complex problem. Students are cognizant of the effects of pollution on the environment....
9th - 12th Science
New Review The Treatment of Oil Spills—Microscale Chemistry
When oil spills happen, how is the oil cleaned up? Pupils of polymer science discover an amazing substance that turns oil into a solid during a microscale experiment. Individuals observe oil or paraffin before and after addition of the...
6th - 12th 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
The Gulf Oil Spill in the Classroom
Students explore the concept of environmental stewardship. In this interdisciplinary lesson plan, students investigate the media response to the Gulf oil spill as they examine live streaming video, interpret data, and share their...
9th - 12th English Language Arts