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Oil Refining: Google Earth Virtual Field Trip Activity

This page provides a Google Earth virtual field trip activity. Students will learn about oil refining in this short activity from the 2008 ATEEC Fellows Institute. A teacher's guide is included. In this virtual field trip, students learn about the process of oil refining and pose the question to students of alternative sources of fuel. Take a trip to the Petrostar Oil Refinery near the North Pole in Alaska. Learn how oil is refined and discover where oil is refined all around the world. Includes video of a tour taken at the refinery along with questions geared towards critical thinking. This resource is free to download. Users must first create a login with ATEEC's website to access the file.

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