The purpose of this project is to introduce students to methods of natural gas extraction. This project teaches students what natural gas is, how humans use natural gas and oil, and ways to obtain these products. Students will analyze methods of natural gas extraction and oil.
Next Generation Science Standards Covered:
4-PS3-4- converts energy from 1 form to another
4-ESS3-1- energy and fuels derived from natural resources and their uses
Interdisciplinary- ground water, rocks and minerals, biogeology (how living things affect the physical characteristics of regions).