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Extreme Oil
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The Journey The History The Science

Lesson Plans for the Classroom
Photo of War poster These lesson plans present teachers with opportunities to bring EXTREME OIL into the classroom through both science and history. These lessons are for the high-school level.

Lesson Plans:
Lesson Plan 1
In this lesson, students will examine the role oil has played throughout human history, how that role has changed over time, and the repercussions of oil use on society and the environment.

Lesson Plan 2
In this lesson, students will have an opportunity to take a virtual tour around a ground-based operation and an offshore drilling site whereby they can become familiar with how oil is extracted and processed.


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Lesson Plan 1 Lesson Plan 2 Introduction