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Title: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Google Earth Virtual Field Trip Activity
Url: http://ateec.org/exxon-valdez-oil-spill-google-earth-virtual-field-tr...
Publisher: Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center
Description: The 2008 ATEEC Fellows Institute brought 18 community college and high school instructors from the environmental sciences to Alaska. They created virtual field trips using Google Earth. In this beautifully designed virtual field trip your students will take a trip through the Prince William Sound from the Alyeska Marine Terminal. From there the class will explore the path that the oil took as it made its way hundreds of miles down the coasts of Alaska. Learn about the environmental impacts of the spill and more. A great resource for learning about this disaster. In 1989 the Exxon Valdez oil tanker hit Bligh Reef through the passage of Prince William sound near Valdez Alaska. This dumped millions of gallons of crude oil into the Pacific. In this nicely designed virtual field trip learn about the path that the oil took and the impacts it had on the the communities wildlife and the world. Explore the spill like never before. Teachers guide included. This resource is free to download. Users must first create a login with ATEEC's website to access the file.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Marine pollution. Sea water pollution -- By region -- Pacific Ocean -- North Pacific -- Eastern Pacific -- Alaskan coast
Social sciences -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Special industries and trades -- Environmental engineering industries. Pollution control industry
Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Biology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Oil spills and wildlife
Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Environment (General and human). Human ecology -- Pollution and pollution control
GEM Subject: Vocational Education -- Instructional issues
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Engineering
Key Concept: Environmental engineering -- Pollution
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2008
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: doc
html
zip
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: ATEEC
Access Rights: Free access with registration
Date Of Record Release: 2013-06-20 13:28:06 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-06-20 13:07:42 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center
Full Record Views: 39
Resource URL Clicks: 3
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