Students Clean up an Oil Spill

Posted by Laurie Sullivan at 6/7/2010 9:00:00 AM

On Wednesday in the Discovery Lab Mrs. Lambert’s fourth grade students participated in a webinar with Philippe Cousteau to learn about the Gulf Oil Spill. On Thursday with Mrs. Cohen they read and discussed the book, Prince William by Gloria Rand.The story illustrated the effects of the Valdez oil spill on the creatures of Prince William Sound and one girl’s efforts to save a baby seal drenched in oil. On Friday the students were updated on the latest efforts to clean up the oil spill in the Gulf and then were challenge to clean up an oil spill in the Discovery Lab.

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DSC04466 Click here to view more photos of the students in action. NASA VIDEO OF THE GROWING OIL SPILL(YouTube)