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All student activities and teacher's guides open as a downloadable .pdf in a new window. Each guide consists of national standards, detailed instructions, materials needed, and activity answers.
Objective: To inform students about products made from petroleum and have students solve the questions
Skills: Patterns and relationships, problem solving, word identification
Objective: To inform students about natural gas and oil, and tools used to locate and extract them. To have students complete the Venn diagram and Depth chart.
Skills: Charting, analytical thinking, comparing mathematical quantities
Crystal Ball of Energy
Objective: Students will reinforce their understanding of renewable and nonrenewable energy resources, and review the Laws of Thermodynamics as they apply to energy sources.
Skills: Comparing and contrasting, calculating percentages
It's a Petro City
Objective: Students will graph the various products developed from a single barrel of oil.
Skills: Computation, kinesthetic development, graphing, research, writing
What's your Energy Knowledge?
Objective: To assess students’ prior knowledge and increase their awareness of energy sources
Energy through the Ages
Objective: Determine the energy required to run various appliances
The Birthday Balloon Mystery
Objective: Students will measure changes in gas volume