In this lesson package students will learn about fossil fuels, the dangers of oil spills and design an invention to clean up a simulated oil spill. This package includes two content comics, Fossil Fuels and Oils Spills, and it contains an Inquiry Idea. The inquiry idea demonstrates the procedure for designing a tool to help clean up oil spills. My students completed the whole lesson package and loved it. They are still talking about it!
MODEL CURRICULUM (GRADE 6) Earth and Space Science
TOPIC- Rocks, Minerals, and Soil
CONTENT STATEMENT- Rocks, minerals and soil have common and practical uses. Most geological resources are considered nonrenewable.
GRADE 6 CONCEPTS- The different methods of extracting the resources should be included. Uses of resources should include construction, energy (e.g. fossil fuels, radioactive materials)….