Cleaning an Oil Spill Due 4/28/2021

Grades 1-5

4 Lessons, 8-10 hours of instruction time.

An oil spill can be deadly for fish, plants, and other organisms in the river ecosystem. Applying their knowledge of ecosystems and food webs, students will test water quality and also the oil-absorbing properties of different materials as they engineer a process for cleaning up an oil spill. This unit introduces students to the field of environmental engineering. Download a free unit preview to further explore this teacher guide and storybook.

EIE YouTube channel See this lesson in action: https://youtu.be/5T6wslSkP2U?list=PLiAFYwsCgYomUiL0Nck6erLlcG1LSsBiu

Item includes: Teacher's guide, 30 student story books and materials kit.

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