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  1. Oil Spill Lab

  2. Readings • Is Hawaii prepared for a major oil spill.doc • Midway jet fuel spill.doc • Oil spill on coral70_coral_full_report.pdf • NOAA Coral Reefs & Oil Spill

  3. Activities • Sediment penetration exercise.doc • Exxon spill.doc • Prince Williams Oily Mess Lesson.pdf • The Gulf oil spill in the classroom.doc • GNOME Kaneohe Bay

  4. Sediment Penetration Exercise Hawaii Beach sand representing different grain size. How do liquids of different viscosities penetrate beach sand?

  5. Exxon Spill • Demonstrate the effect of the oil spill on birds • Demonstrate the way oil leaking from a tanker spreads out to form a slick on the surface of the water. • Discuss effects of oil mousse on intertidal life. • Graph bird causalities discovered immediately following the Exxon Valdez oil spill. • Investigate various methods to clean up an oil spill. • Use the Merck Index to identify chemicals found in crude oil.

  6. Prince Williams Oily Mess.pdf STEP 1c: State Your Predictions! STEP 2b: Record Your Data STEP 3a: Plot Your Data STEP 4a: Interpret Your Data and Write a Scientific Report

  7. The Gulf Oil Spill in the Classroom Track the Gulf Spill: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/05/01/us/20100501-oil-spill-tracker.html

  8. GNOME Kaneohe Bay Project an oil spill in the bay