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Title: The Oiling of America
Url: http://ateec.org/the-oiling-of-america
Creator: Randak, Steve
Publisher: Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center
Description: The Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC) is a resource for businesses and educators based in Davenport, Iowa. Part of their funding comes from the National Science Foundation, and their outreach work includes educational resources like this activity on "The Oiling of America". This resource is designed to help students learn about the long-term effects of the Exxon Valdez spill off the coast of Alaska, and it includes information about educational standards and the materials that will be required for this activity. The activity requires that students do some independent data collection and also do a bit of investigating into localized oil leaks and spills in their home garages and driveways. Overall, it's an activity that brings together critical inquiry and hands-on research. In order to download this resource, users must complete a free registration.
LC Classification: Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes -- Water pollution
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Social sciences -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Special industries and trades -- Mineral industries. Metal trade -- Petroleum
Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Biology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Oil spills and wildlife
GEM Subject: Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Engineering
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Key Concept: Environmental engineering -- Water pollution
Environmental engineering -- Oil spills
Environmental engineering -- Contamination
Ecology -- Pollution
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
pdf
Audience: Administrators
College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: ATEEC - Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center
Access Rights: Free access with registration
Date Of Record Release: 2011-06-28 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-07-17 16:20:41 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center
Full Record Views: 284
Resource URL Clicks: 40
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