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Hands-on Activity

Oil Spill Cleanup

Fun Forces
Summary
In this activity, students will use a variety of materials to attempt to clean up a simulated oil spill.
Overview
Topic: Oil spills
Real World Science Topics:
  • An exploration of methods that can be used to clean up an oil spill.
Objective
Students will simulate an oil spill and test a variety of materials to see which is best for cleaning the spill.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 4 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.

5-MINUTE REFRESHER

TAKE FIVE

Use these quick refreshers to prep for your next class.