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Oil Spill Activities
The Gulf of Maine Aquarium has prepared three classroom activities and lessons on oil spills: Save the Bay, Oil Consumption, and How Big Is an Oil Tanker. Discover the effects of storms and wind on an oil spill, find out how much oil your family uses, and get a sense of just how big an oil tanker is. Site links to other Aquarium modules.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Mineralogy or petrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other use information is unknown. Please consult the resource directly for the latest information.
DLESE Catalog ID: BRIDGE-993
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Gulf of Maine Aquarium


Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)