Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Background Knowledge

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Nov 8, 2013 (3 years and 9 months ago)

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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Background Knowledge


Research the following questions using the sites provided on the
WebQuest. Use the graphic organizer to record your answers.



1.

Wh
at are some of the main causes of oil spills?

2.

What effect do oil spills have on the environment? (plants and
animals)

3.

How do oil spills affect people?

4.

What long term effects exist after oil spills?

5.

How do oil spills affect the economy?

6.

What are some method
s used to clean up oil spills?

7.

What are some of the major oil spills in history?

8.

How do oil spills affect the jobs of fishermen in the surrounding
area?

9.

What are some of the impacts of oil spills on oil companies?

10.


How do offshore drilling rigs work?










Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Background Knowledge


What are some of the main causes of oil
spills?








What effect do oil spills have on the
environment? (plants and animals)

How do oil spills affect people?








What long term effects exist afte
r oil spills?

How do oil spills affect the economy?








What are some methods used to clean up
oil spills?

What are some of the major oil spills in
history?








How do oil spills affect the jobs of fishermen
in the surrounding area?

What are some
of the impacts of oil spills
on oil companies?








How do offshore drilling rigs work?

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