This Scientific American online article explores the BP oil spill and how it has affected wildlife. Students access the article through a clickable link. An answer key is provided for the 15 multiple choice questions about the article.
This is a good Lab to introduce students to the concept and importance of percent composition in Chemistry. Any type of candy can be used for this lab. I usually get fun size candy. The lab will take approximately 40 minutes.
A clickable link is provided at the top of the page for students to read about the Gulf Oil spill. Students will then answer 15 multiple choice questions about the article. The article was endorsed by the Smithsonian Ocean Portal and the Gulf of