Playing With Petroleum  Playing With Petroleum

Teachers can reserve the Playing with Petroleum Kit for a period up to 14 days for their classroom use by attending a Project E3 workshop.  The Playing with Petroleum Kit is a FREE traveling classroom exhibit that brings hydrocarbon-based energy education to your students in a multidisciplinary format. Curriculum in the kit is correlated to State and National Standards.

What’s in the Playing with Petroleum Kit?

  • Gaston Lays an Offshore Pipeline & Activity
  • Gaston Drills an Offshore Oil Well & Activity
  • I’ve Got a Crush Sedimentation Activity
  • Bubbling Crude Activity
  • Petromania CDROM
  • Guide to Microfossils and the Search for Oil
  • 8 Microfossil Rubbing Plates
  • Get the Petroleum Picture Activity
  • Around the World with Offshore Money
  • Berea Grit Sandstone Bullet Cores
  • Drill Bit Model & PIG
  • Sedimentator Tubes & Activities
  • Cooking with Earth Science Activity
  • 6 laminated Posters for Ride the Carbon Cycle
  • 15 copies of Earth’s Energy
  • Magnetic pictures from Get the Petroleum Picture Activity
  • 8 Sets of Solar Beads-Solar Bead Lab
  • 5 Energy Balls- Insulator/Conductor Lab, Open & Closed Circuits, and Series & Parallel Circuits
  • OEC generated CD with Games/Activities
  • Correlation of PWP to TEKS

Playing with Petroleum Kit Objectives:

  • Describe how sediments are formed and their importance
  • Describe how microfossils are important to geologists
  • Describe the importance of petroleum in our daily lives and objects made from petroleum
  • Identify how petroleum is formed and what organisms become petroleum
  • Understand the commitment of the oil industry in protecting the environment

Workshop Schedule:

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Workshop Registration Form (click here to download 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