The Drill on the Spill: Learning About the Gulf Oil Leak in the Lab

Pupils research the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and complete experiments to study the effects of oil spills. For this oil spill lesson, students read the NY Times feature on the gulf oil spill. Pupils visit various links to research the disaster. Students answer questions about their research and design lab experiments to learn about the effects of the spill.

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