Oil Changes Everything
Focus Question: Is it the responsibility of every human being to be an advocate for our natural resources and the habitats of the animals on our planet?
Explore the effects of oil on the environment, people, and wildlife. Students learn about oceans and the management and impact humans have on ocean environments.
This lesson will allow the learners to experience the human impact on ecosystems by participating in an event-based investigation.
This lesson will allow the learners to have a hands-on experience investigating an oil spill. They will develop possible solutions to the problems that an oil spill creates for the environment.
This lesson will enable the learners to better understand the effects of oil spills on the living organisms in an ecosystem.
The purpose of this lesson is to heighten the awareness of the public about oil spills and the environmental issues they can cause. Learners will actively participate in an advertising campaign advocating for legislation to protect wildlife from human caused disasters like oil spills.