This comic touches on one of the risks that come with transporting fossil fuels. Readers learn how oil spills can effect a specific species, the sea otter, and are encouraged to research further.
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)….