Educators develop lessons about oil spill

06/21/2010 | ABC News

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill has enabled a "teachable moment" for science teachers that could continue into the fall. Teachers are using the spill as the basis for experiments, talking to students about how the native wildlife is being treated and even allowing students to come up with solutions for cleaning up the spill. Some students in Florida also are play-acting as government officials and scientists who are responding to the crisis, while in Connecticut, fifth-graders researched the disaster and made presentations at a schoolwide assembly.

View Full Article in:

ABC News

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
Production Manager, Education and Leadership
Asia Society
New York, NY
CONTRACT - Education Consultants
East Coast, Phoenix, Los Angeles, SL_Multiple Locations
Inside Sales Representative
Apperson, Inc.
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Product Marketing Manager
Apperson, Inc.
Charlotte, NC