Knowledge Box:

The Knowledge Box is a free traveling classroom exhibit for students in grades 6-12 showcasing the oil and gas industry through interactive technology, hands-on activities, posters and multimedia presentations. Curriculum in the Knowledge Box is correlated to State and national Standards. After completing a Project E3 Workshop, teachers are eligible to reserve the Knowledge Box for a period up to 30 days for their classroom use.

What’s in the Knowledge Box? Knowledge Box

  • 7 Posters with Student Activities
  • 14 Videos/CDs/DVDs
  • 9 Interactive Software Activities
  • 5 Pamphlets/Newspapers
  • 12 Publications
  • 21 Activity/Resource Books
  • 5 Stereoscopes
  • 6 Posters for Ride the Carbon Cycle Activity
  • Geology Demonstration Kit
  • Geoblox Petroleum Game
  • Drill Bit Models & Pig
  • Rock Samples and Oil Sample
  • Teacher Binder with Activity & Lab Guides
  • Updated TEKS Correlations

The Knowledge Box enables students to:

  • Describe the origin of oil and natural gas
  • Discuss the importance of petroleum in our lives
  • Evaluate the economic and environmental impact/issues of fossil fuels
  • Understand the economic significance of the petroleum industry
  • List everyday objects made from petroleum


Knowledge Box Development sponsored by American Association of Drilling Engineers in conjunction with the Offshore Energy Center.

Workshops Schedule:

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Tuesday, July 12, 2016


Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Workshop Registration Form

For more information, contact:
Offshore Energy Center
Doris Tomas, Education Director
150 N. Dairy Ashford, Suite E0314
Houston, Texas  77079
Tel: 281.679.8040