Self Contained Gulf Oil Spill Kit

Lesson Plan Overview

A kit you can create to help your students understand the impacts of the Gulf Of Mexico oil spill. Easily contained in a box so clean up is compared to oil spills in real life!

Source: The Ocean and You
Grades: 3-5 6-8 9-12

Literacy Principles:

OLP#1: The Earth has one big ocean with many features.

OLP#5: The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems.

OLP#6: The ocean and humans are inextricably interconnected.

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