Oil Spill STEM Activity - Great for Earth Day! Learn about the effects of an oil spill on the environment through a hands-on engineering challenge! The goal of this challenge is to clean up all of the oil from the feathers and from the water in the time provided. Students will work in teams to devis
Engage your learners with this easy to implement STEM Challenge! With this hands-on challenge, students will be thinking critically about how oil spills impact the environment as they clean up a mock oil spill. This resource includes a nonfiction text with comprehension questions to build background
This inquiry based resource is an environmental STEM activity. Students will create an environment to mimic an oil spill. This will allow students to see the effect oil has on the Earth. Students will then create an effective economical cleanup method to clean their disaster. This is a great inquiry
STEM Oil Spill Science Resources is a great resource to use while teaching about Earth's Spheres and the hydrosphere. Oil Spill STEM Challenge is a fun experiment that gets kids engaged and gives them the important for taking care of our hydrosphere. Students will clean up an oil spill by choosin
Teach your kids real world applications to cleaning up an oil spill. This pack has it all! Please download the preview for a sneak peak as to what's inside.
This resource includes:
♥ 5E lesson plan with time and materials
♥oil spill lab centers with teacher instructions, stu
STEM the Spill : An Engineering Exploration of an Oil SpillStem and Engineering to the rescue as students work together to clean up an oil spill. “STEM the Spill” is an engineering lesson that can be: integrated into environment studies, ocean investigations, or a unit on the properties of liquids.
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Nowadays, hearing about oil spills in our oceans is unfortunately an all too common occurrence. Help create meaningful lessons out of real world events with this amazing, hands-on STEM theme
NGSS Oil Spill STEM UnitExplore environmental engineering through oil spills! This integrated unit includes two detailed, hands-on lessons with corresponding STEM challenges. Students will attempt to clean up oil an "oil spill" using materials purchased with a budget that align with the four main me
This is a great interactive, engaging unit bundle targeted for an older age group grades 5-9. This unit displays the content in a variety of ways and has built in hands on activities. I choose to utilize the bundle as seen bellow. It is up to you how you choose to implement it into your classroom
Are you in need of some fresh new Ocean Animal activities? Give your students the chance to explore and research about marine life with this Low Prep STEM activity. Students can research, plan, and create their own solution to an oil spill over the ocean.Students will learn about current events and
Oil Spill Earth Day STEM Challenge!
This exciting and engaging STEM challenge will allow your students to explore the challenged faced with cleaning up an oil spill!
The students will gain background knowledge about oils spills and the effects the spills have on our planet. Then students will des
Real life engineering challenge. Your students get to become environmental engineers for the day. They are challenged to design a tool to clean up an oil spill using the given materials. Students use the engineering design process to complete the challenge. Includes a video of an oil spill.
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Earth Day is right around the corner and it is the perfect holiday to start teaching your students about the importance of keeping our planet clean and healthy. Start engaging them by
This activity will take about 3 hours to complete. Students will work through the Engineering Design Process to solve real world problems. The first page is an explanation of their mission. It also has a materials list for the students to refer to as they plan. The following two pages are work pages
Earth Day is a perfect time to teach learners to be stewards of the Earth. Using these two STEM stations, you can integrate environmental education as well as problem solving strategies as they try to create a pipeline that doesn't leak as well as help clean up an oil spill. These two activities can
Engage your students with this week-long STEM Challenge. Your students will be able to Explore, Elaborate, and Explain while Engaged in this REAL-WORLD challenge. This is a great way for students to learn facts concerning offshore drilling. The activity is centered around the Deep Water Horizon Oil
This file contains a STEM project about a fictional oil spill. The project includes:- narrative background page- material suggestions and challenge parameters- reflection questions with an option to research the BP Oil Spill- cost analysis page (decimal math addition or multiplication)- group ratin
Students will learn about environmental engineers and will problem solve to come up with the best way to clean up oil. They will be given $5 to use to purchase their supplies to clean up the oil in their ocean.
In this challenge, students will learn about the causes and effects of oil spills. Then, they will become engineers and learn how to clean up their own oil spill at home! Included is a video with detailed instructions and a demonstration. Also included is a Google Form with a built in quiz that you
STEM challenge - Oil Spill Disaster is a power point that follows through the Engineering Design Process. Students design a process to clean up an oil spill. You can edit it. We live along the Gulf Coast, therefore, the STEM challenge is centered around the Gulf of Mexico.
This STEM Lessons and Challenges unit focuses on buoyancy and properties of oil. Students are challenged to design and create an oil spill boom that restricts an oil spill in water. This unit includes a teacher support page, science concept and visual literacy pages, a challenge page, a suggested ma
What teacher doesn't love to use themes in the classroom?
As a STEM coordinator, I am always looking for creative ways for teachers to integrate STEM engineering and design challenges into their classroom activities. I decided to work on creating STEM Engineering Challenge Packs for some themes.
Get ready to have some FUN with these super engaging Summer STEM/STEAM Activities. I have bundled four of my summer themed STEAM Challenges together to offer you the BEST price! Included in this bundle are: ☀️Oil Spill STEM☀️Sea Turtle STEAM ☀️Ice Cream STEM☀️Rocket Launc h STEMEach of these resources i
Everything you need to explore the ocean is right here!Simple to set up and easy to use projects are perfect for an ocean theme any time of the year!Kids will love learning about how fish breathe or how squid move with hands-on activities? Learn about tide pools, clean up an oil spill, and more!10+