ERIC Number: ED476804
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Feb
Earth Resources. A Case Study: Oil Sampler.
California Integrated Waste Management Board, Sacramento.
This document presents a sample of grades 6-12 science curriculum on Earth resources to promote scientific literacy. This natural resource-based curriculum uses an inquiry-based, hands-on approach and allows for community partnerships during student learning processes. Lessons plans included in this curriculum are divided into 4 categories: (1) Locating, Acquiring, and Processing Our Earth's Resources; (2) Using Our Earth's Resources; (3) Disposing of Our Earth's Resources; and (4) Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling Our Earth's resources. This sampler provides an entire sample lesson from the second category called "Getting Crude Oil: Oil Extraction". (YDS)
Descriptors: Earth Science, Environmental Education, Hands on Science, Inquiry, Lesson Plans, Oil, Petroleum Industry, School Community Relationship, Science Curriculum, Scientific Literacy, Secondary Education
California Integrated Waste Management Board, 1001 I Street, P.O. Box 4025, Sacramento, CA 95812-4025. Tel: 916-341-6769; Tel: 800-CA-WASTE (Toll Free); Web site: www.ciwmb.ca.gov/schools.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: California Integrated Waste Management Board, Sacramento.