This lab activity provides hands on learning as students complete 3 lab stations and a Show What You Know activity. The focus is on Middle East oil and its importance in the region. The labs can be completed whole class, small group, or individually.
Station One is Learn it Through Photos. Students study and analyze photos to determine how oil has affected countries and their economies. Station Two is Learn it through Illustrations. Students examine a diagram of how oil is created. They will then draw their own interpretation to show understanding. Station Three is Learn it through Reading. At this station, students will read a short, concise description on OPEC and its importance. Throughout each station, students will answer questions found on the provided handout.
A Show What You Know matching game is provided to check for understanding. Students like this hands on approach to learning!