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Trans Alaskan Pipeline System - Fossil Fuel Transportation - Google Earth Virtual Field Trip Activity

Follow the Trans Alaskan Pipeline and explore why it was built the way it was and how it works. Videos and interviews with University of Alaska Fairbanks professors reveal insight about earthquakes that the pipeline can withstand and more! 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.

Learn about the Trans Alaskan Pipeline System through the use of Google Earth. Take your students on a virtual field trip around Alaska to explore the engineering wonders of the pipeline system. Learn about how the pipeline was built to withstand earthquakes how it moves oil and more! Videos pictures text and teachers guide included.


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