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    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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    In this activity, learners investigate how wind can create surface currents and how waves move. Learners also discover how wind can affect oil spills.

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    Can you think of ways to collect and dispose of spilled oil without causing further harm to the environment? In this activity, learners will discover which materials best clean up oil by creating...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this experiment, learners examine the way oil affects bird feathers and test different cleanup methods to find out which works best. Learners answer questions throughout the investigation,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners simulate an oil spill using popcorn (both oil and popcorn float on water), and estimate the spill's impact on the environment. Learners role play...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    NCTM Illuminations
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    This math meets ecology lesson provides hands-on experiences with mixing oil and water, provides surface area information about the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and gives learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this simulation activity, learners observe what can happen when ocean waves churn up water and oil from an oil spill. Learners fill a large bottle with water, blue coloring and hair conditioner ...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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    In this activity, learners investigate the impact of oil pollution on the environment and wildlife. Learners use hard-boiled eggs and feathers to understand the damage that oil spills can cause....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 7 days
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this simulation, learners explore how ocean currents spread all kinds of pollution—including oil spills, sewage, pesticides and factory waste—far beyond where the pollution originates. Learners...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this simulation, learners try to clean up an "oil spill" with different items to understand the challenge scientists face in finding the best materials to clean up large oil spills in...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 18-29) learners explore the impact of the March 24, 1989 oil spill in Alaska caused by the Exxon Valdez tanker. First they use a map to track the movement of the spill...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours

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