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Oil Spill Education Resources


In 2010 the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill devasted the Gulf Coast. SECOORA members contributed their resources and expertise to understanding the impacts and movement of the spill. Media looked to their expert opinions to evaluate the effects of the event. Read More.

National Environmental Education Week curricula and resources page on the oil spill. The resources and curricula provided at offer students and educators an opportunity to explore the effects of oil spills on people, wildlife and ecosystems, investigate cleanup strategies and reflect on ways to prevent future environmental catastrophes of this scale.

Gulf of Mexico Alliance EE Network's resources page

Using Real Time Data to Determine Oil Spill Clean Up Response: a high school lesson plan designed to use real time data and interactive wind map to predict the direction of an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico

The Alaskan Pipeline: Mystery Lesson designed by Alexis Walsh, 6th grade gifted science teacher at Creekland Middle School in Lawrenceville, GA

 Self-Contained Gulf Oil Spill Kit from Cynthia Cudaback, Ocean and You,

Bridge’s Ocean Science Education Blog, a forum for educators to discuss, in detail, issues related to ocean science and ocean science education, with a special section devoted to oil spill issues.