Oil Spill Model (213kb)
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My students really enjoyed the hands-on nature of this lesson. They particularly liked constructing the model and handling the oil. They found that it was very important to use aquarium sand to cut down the time for the set-up
This was a great way to do inquiry with the students. They were able to make cross curricular connections with social studies topics where they discussed the effects of oil spills on communities.