In this inquiry, students will research the many different methods use to clean up oil spills in order to create their own methodology. The information the students gather will lead towards inventing their own cleaning devices for a miniature oil spill in the classroom.
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)….