Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico

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How does an ecosystem recover from an oil spill?

May 5th, 2010 · 38 Comments

As you will learn from this Discovery [...]

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Bridge: teacher-approved marine education resources

May 5th, 2010 · No Comments

The Bridge is a growing collection of the best marine education resources available on-line. It provides educators with a convenient source of accurate and useful information on global, national, and regional marine science topics, and gives researchers a contact point for educational outreach. Resources are organized as indicated on the [...]

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Experiment to Clean Up an Oil Spill

May 5th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Do you want to try cleaning up an oil spill yourself? This experiment will help you understand why it is such a difficult task. All of the tools you will need are environmentally friendly and easy to find.
Experiment to Clean Up an Oil Spill

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Bird Baths: Cleaning Up Wildlife After Oil Spills

May 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment

National Geographic Expeditions provides a lesson plan that allows students to experience the effects of an oil spill first hand:
In this lesson, students will explore the causes and effects of events such as oil spills and contaminations. They will then experience first-hand the feel of oil spills, determine an environmental problem [...]

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