Oil Spill Inquiry STEM Activity

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This resource is an environmental STEM activity. Students will create an environment and mimic an oil spill. This will allow students to see the effect oil has on the environment. Students will then create an effective economical cleanup method to clean their environment. This is a great group activity that allows students to put on their thinking cap to solve real-life problems!

This activity can be modified to be used as a multi-day activity or a single day activity, the choice.

Please note that due to the nature of the lab, it is difficult to provide an answer key as this is a student inquiry lab. Students are working together to choose different materials to use that will most effectively clean up an oil spill. However, there are some recommendations provided. A rubric is provided. A teacher and student instruction sheet is also included.

This activity was designed and used with my seventh-grade special education students.

The STEM activity is available in color or as a blackline master. Choose which version best fits the needs of your students.
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Total Pages
9
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4 Days

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Oil Spill Inquiry STEM Activity
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Oil Spill Inquiry STEM Activity
Oil Spill Inquiry STEM Activity
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