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Students will have the opportunity to work in groups and investigate the effects of an “oil spill” in a water body. In a simulated “ocean” (a pan of water), students will drop a small amount of oil into the water and see the effects and interaction. In an introduction to the workshop, students discuss sources of pollution and oil contamination in water bodies – from point sources (tanker spills) and non-point sources (vehicle run-off). A brief discussion on preventing and cleaning up oil contamination will lead into the activity, in which the students will use a variety of materials to see what method works best for recovering the most oil from the water.
Subject:
Environmental Science, Life Science, Biology, Numbers and Operations
Level:
Upper Primary, Middle School
Grades:
Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
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Date Added:
12/05/2018
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
Language:
English
Media Format:
Text/HTML

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