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Oil Refining - Google Earth Virtual Field Trip Activity

In this virtual field trip learn about the process of oil refining and pose the question to students of alternative sources of fuel. Teachers guide included. The 2008 ATEEC Fellows Institute brought 18 community college and high school instructors from the environmental sciences to Alaska. They created virtual field trips using Google Earth.

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.


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