Lessons for Oil Spills

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  • Using Bottled Water as a Problem Solving Exercise in Chemical Identification - … has many applied applications in the field of environmental science. Oil spills, toxic spills, waste discharges, and air emissions that exceed acceptable discharge … . 5. What characteristics of crude oil might be beneficial in helping someone identify the source of spilled crude oil? (Check a reference book … . What characteristics of crude oil might be beneficial in helping someone identify the source of spilled crude oil? Crude oil is a mixture of …
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  • The Price at the Pump: What Does Oil Really Cost? - … were dramatically demonstrated by the BP oil spill last year. The spill released over 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico … the required network of oil platforms, pipelines, roads and support facilities, not to mention the threat of foul spills, would play havoc … another, incalculable, cost to the price of oil. 2) Environmental and health impact Oil spills and leaks can have a drastic effect on …
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  • The Gulf Oil Spill as a Topic for Classroom Inquiry - … > Though the oil spill first happened in April, a brief glance at the regularly updated summary of events on the spill's Times … they are passionate. Mr. Sorrell describes his use of the oil spill as a case study in his business and technical writing … , along with Ms. Laufenberg's, are posted in our Gulf Oil Spill in the Classroom collection, where you can find many other … of the disaster in your classroom. Are you using the oil spill in your curriculum this year? If so, tell us how …
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  • Cell Celebration! - … of you seen pictures of oil spills? (Note: If available, show students pictures from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 or the Exxon Valdez oil spill off the coast of … have learned to use bacteria that "eat" oil as a way to speed up oil spill clean-up. This process is called bioremediation … of different surfactants (soaps) for a variety of applications from oil spills to medical procedures. Lesson Closure (Return to Contents) Today we …
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  • Who's Down the Well? - … so they can determine how contaminants spread underground from industrial spills and landfill leaching. They analyze the physical properties of the … : We can make an effort to not spill harmful compounds on the ground, such as oil or chemicals; we can keep informed … their drinking water from the groundwater) If a can of oil was spilled on the ground by the school, could it end … a wastewater main pipeline causing contamination into the watershed. An oil spill from a truck that released chemicals into the watershed. Visit …
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  • Ocean in a Bottle - … Cups Vegetable oil 5. 1-1/2 Cups Shampoo or Liquid Laundry Detergent 6. Funnel 7. Paper towels for any spills Room Preparation Need ample elbow room. Spills may happen. Safety Precautions None Procedures and … . What do you think happens when there are oil spills in the oceans? How will oil affect the water, the fish, plant life … knowing that oil existed in an ocean or lake? How would this help us think about cleaning up oil spills? 3. Remove oil and …
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  • Oil + Water + Students= Knowledge - … lesson is to heighten the awareness of the public about oil spills and the environmental issues they can cause. Learners will actively … for legislation to protect wildlife from human caused disasters like oil spills. Duration: Two forty-five minute class periods Objectives: The learner … asking for legislation that will better protect the oceans against oil spills and holding those that cause such devastation of wildlife and …
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  • Earth Days: a Day for the Environment - … : Santa Barbara Oil Spill On January 29, 1969, the Santa Barbara, California coast experienced the brunt of the worst oil spill until that point in U.S. history. The spill, which brought 200,000 gallons of crude oil to the … . "Santa Barbara Oil Spill." Photographs. University of California, Santa Barbara. Retrieved 29 January from . Hemphill, Jeffrey J. "The Santa Barbara Oil Spill: A Retrospective …
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  • Building the Alaska Oil Pipeline - … vertically beneath the pipeline, yet not a single drop of oil was spilled. With respect to protecting wildlife, Alaska Native peoples and … suggest that, despite these provisions, at least one spill a day occurs. Because oil passing through the pipeline contains water, which can … , the Exxon Valdez spilled 11 million gallons of crude oil into Prince William Sound. It was the worst oil spill in U.S. history …
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  • The Living Seas - … ocean floor Make an oil spill in a basin of water with vegetable oil. Challenge students to clean up spill using materials they think Demonstrate the will do the job. importance of the water cycle Investigate effects of oil spills by … can you clean up an oil spill? Marine food chain The oceans face problems caused by man: -oil spills - destruction of coral reefs - overfishing …
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