Lessons for Oil Spills

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  • Jan. 3, 1959 | Alaska Becomes a State - … Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck a reef in Prince William Sound in 1988, causing 11 million gallons of oil to spill into the … the 2008 presidential election. More recently the 2010 British Petroleum oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico renewed public concern for offshore … date is Aug. 21, 1959. Historic Headlines, Alaska, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline (Des);, oil spill, presidents, states, U.S. History 4 Comments Comments …
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  • Oil Spill - Oil Spill Administration Procedures Contributed by: Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Description: … . Materials for "Oil Spill": At this station students should have: one student response form for each student one "disposable oil spill" kit for each group. Each kit contains: - four plastic boats for water/oil mixture - feather, sponge, length …
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  • Decisions! Decisions! - … may hurt the environment because small amounts of fuel are spilled when it is transferred and no clean-up equipment is … pieces of "money." If you choose to risk spilling some of the oil into the Pacific Ocean, add 1/2 cup of … I am a boss for a company which ships raw oil to oil storage tanks in Portland. Some people say to replace … cars in order to keep the chance of a big oil spill from happening in the Pacific Ocean? If they agree, each …
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  • The Properties of Water - … water? ____________________ Interpret 5. This characteristic behavior of water and oil is of critical importance for living things, determining many properties … disrupt cohesion. Interpret 6. Explain some of the consequences of oil spills in the sea. What effects do they have on sea … bird life, and what methods are used to 'clean up' oil spills? Exercise 4 Class Summary To Do 1. Summarize class results …
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  • Technology and Oil - … a class: How is technology responsible for influencing transportation where oil is concerned? (Students should cite specific examples from the "Transporting … of the following sites which give background on two historical oil spills. Alaska: Technology and Environment gives the background on the Exxon … environmental problems in Alaska related to the oil industry. The Story gives background about the spill of the Prestige tanker off the …
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  • Messin' with Mixtures - … with separating oil from water in the case of an oil spill, and chemical engineers may work with separating gasoline from oil to use … . Ones that are not consistent throughout (like Italian salad dressing, oil and water, etc.) are heterogeneous. Heterogeneous mixtures and solutions are … complete the oil spill activity in TeachEngineering.com. This activity has students create a model oil spill and discuss strategies for separating the oil from …
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  • Cleaning Up with Decomposers - … -up efforts through bioremediation, for example, to clean up oil and chemical spills. Bioremediation technology examples include bioventing, landfarming, bioreactors and biostimulation … concerned with pollution and how it affects an environment. Toxic oil spills in the ocean and even sewage in a city are … like engineers. Could we use bioremediation to clean up an oil spill? Yes! How about some land next to a factory that … ). Lesson Summary Assessment Bioremediation Engineers: To help clean up an oil spill at an airport, engineers could use bioremediation, which is the …
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  • Break the Tension - … remove something floating on the surface of water, like an oil spill.) In what sort of situations might a surfactant not be … kinds of oil, which helps in cleaning up messes. Environmental engineers use surfactants to clean hazardous waste areas or spilled airplane fuel on runways or spilled oil on the surface of the ocean. Chemical …
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  • Insights Into Algebra 1 . Workshop 7 - … Inverse Lesson Plans Variation _ Lesson Plan 1: Be Direct - Oil Spills on Land Overview Procedures For Related Standardized Materials Teachers Test … a simulated oil spill using toilet paper tissues (to represent land) and drops of vegetable oil (to simulate a volume of oil). This lesson … . _ Lesson Plan 1: Be Direct - Oil Recognize situations in other contexts that are direct Spills on Land variations (such as the …
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  • Pollution Lesson Plan - … two liquids harmful to plant life, fish or other creatures? Oil and detergents are two common liquids that get dumped into … . 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 … thinking about soapy kinds of pollution? 4. What happens when oil and soap are mixed with water? Empty, rinse and clean …
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