ERIC Number: ED376051
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Oil and Gas Exploration. A Five-Week Earth Science Module for Grades 7-12.
Barber, Marsha; And Others
Earth science education needs to be relevant to students in order to make them aware of the serious problems facing the planet. In an effort to insure that this need is meet, the Denver Earth Science Project has set as one of their goals the development of new earth science curriculum materials for teachers. This document provides a collection of activities developed and used by teachers to enhance the students' understanding of the earth sciences. The six units are entitled: (1) "Oil-What Is It Used For?"; (2) "Geography-Where Has Oil Been Found?"; (3) "Oil Generation"; (4) "What Is An Oil Field?"; (5) "Where Do You Look for Oil?"; and (6) "Gushers 'n Dusters (A Simulation Game)." (ZWH)
Descriptors: Earth Science, Educational Games, Fossil Fuels, Instructional Materials, Learning Modules, Oil, Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Secondary Education, Simulation
Denver Earth Science Project, Office of Special Programs and Continuing Education, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO 80401.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Colorado School of Mines, Golden. Office of Special Programs and Continuing Education.