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Everybody Clean Up!!
Jan 30 2012
rcobb's picture
Source: rcobb
2.5
Summary Information

Keywords:

oil spill, environment, Gulf of Mexico, oil drilling, environmental catastropies

Topic: 

Chemistry

Workplace Skills: 

Raising Questions
Secondary Research
Discussion
Recording & Reporting

Estimated Time Required:

less than 1 hour

Target Grade (Ages):

Grade 7 (Ages 12-13)
Grade 8 (Ages 13-14)

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I think that overall this is

Mrs.H's picture

I think that overall this is a good lesson. This is a very important topic for students of all ages to learn about, and can be extended in many different ways. However, I am concerned about being able to get real fur. Would there be another alternative rather than buying a fur coat? Also, I am concerned about the safety of the motor oil, even if you have discussed the hazards.

Interesting lesson

ksouffrant's picture

I think this is a good lesson that will show the students the affects of fossil fuel on the environment. I am wondering about the set up and clean up time... which is a normal issue for most science activities.