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A History of the Shale Oil Industry

Enter 6 zones to uncover the science secrets of the once-vital shale oil industry
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Grades 7-12; Win/Mac
Minimum System Requirements:
Win: PC: P-133, Win 95+, 2X CD, 640X480
Mac: Mac: Power PC+, 2X CD, Thousands of Colors, 640X480

From the depths of the earth, through the fiery retort and down the production line, set off on a voyage of discovery through a once-great industry with this award-winning multimedia software! Students will see how exciting science can be as they enter 6 zones to uncover the secrets of the once-vital shale oil industry. Each zone contains virtual experiments and fun quizzes targeting specific skills . In one experiment, young scientists must open or close trapdoors to regulate the air flow needed to sustain workers. Animations and images of the people and objects of the mine will completely engage students while they learn about the fascinating processes and equipment involved in oil extraction. A helpful teacher's guide completes this unique educational package.


6 Zones of scientific investigation
Interactive virtual experiments in the context of the industry
Engaging animations of the mine and production line
Fun quizzes in each zone
Helpful teacher's guide

A History of the Shale Oil Industry
A History of the Shale Oil Industry
A History of the Shale Oil Industry
A History of the Shale Oil Industry
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