Oil Spill Junior

ITEM #640c
  • Aligned to Standards Grades K-5
  • Creates an oil spill model for 32 students working in pairs
  • Teaches containment and removal techniques
  • Measure data and compare results
  • Inquiry based and differentiated learning
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National Standards for Grades K-5

Train elementary aged students to work as an environmental engineering team. They will learn about physical and chemical properties of oil while experiencing how engineers and scientists approach oil spill disasters. Students create their own oil spill models and use them to simulate basic oil containment and removal techniques. They learn to measure data and compare results. Ideal for implementing scientific process, establishing problem solving skills, and introducing inquiry based learning. Includes multiple sets of worksheets for differentiated learning. The perfect hands on activity to pair with your favorite elementary level oil spill book. Teachers manual, materials, and supplies included. Just add water. Plan for up to 4-6 hours of activities. Designed to accommodate 32 students working in pairs.

Included in kit:

  •     Instructor’s Manual with Reproducible Student Pages
  •     Plastic Storage Container
  •     Dawn dishwashing liquid
  •     Vegetable oil
  •     Vinyl tubing
  •     Cocoa powder
  •     100 ml Graduated cylinders
  •     10 ml Graduated cylinders
  •     Feathers
  •     Food coloring
  •     Flip cap bottles
  •     Aluminum pie plates
  •     Sand
  •     Pea gravel
  •     Seashells
  •     Plastic pipets
  •     Plastic spoons
  •     Cotton balls
  •     500 ml Bottles
  •     Small measuring scoops

This product ships separately and requires 2-4 weeks delivery time.