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    2018-10-17
  • Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
  • 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult
  • The Pratt Museum has developed an Oil Spill lab that is broken into 3 stations. The first station or table is piled with items made from petroleum. The students are asked if they can identify any items that are not made out of petroleum. They are also asked if they think they could live for a month without petroleum. The second station or table has samples of oiled sediments collected from Prince William Sound. The students are asked to describe the samples and discuss whether or not oil from the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill can still be found on Alaskan beaches today. The third station or table involves a mapping activity. Students label several locations on their maps and shade in the area of Alaska that was oiled in 1989.
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    199
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  • Indoors
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    198
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  • Fishing
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    197
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  • Conservation
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    196
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  • Human History

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