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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 45 minutes.

Group Size:
Individual


 

Summary:
Students will navigate through a web site in order to learn about the Exxon Valdez oil spill and its environmental impacts.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Science - Earth Science
Standard 4 Objective 3

Analyze the physical, chemical, and biological dynamics of the oceans and the flow of energy through the oceans.

Materials:

  • paper
  • pencil
  • computers with Internet access

Web Sites

Instructional Procedures:

  1. Teacher will introduce the topic of the biological dynamics of the oceans and the flow of energy through the oceans.
  2. Direct all students to the website What Happens When an Oil Spill Occurs?
  3. Students will answer all of the questions found on the site's slideshow about the Exxon Valdez on their own paper.
  4. Teacher will lead the class in a discussion of the environment threats to our oceans.

Bibliography:
Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.

Author:
Utah LessonPlans

Created Date :
Nov 10 2014 10:31 AM

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