Playing With Petroleum  Playing With Petroleum

Teachers can reserve the Playing with Petroleum Kit for a period up to 14 days for their classroom use by attending a Project E3 workshop.  The Playing with Petroleum Kit is a FREE traveling classroom exhibit that brings hydrocarbon-based energy education to your students in a multidisciplinary format. Curriculum in the kit is correlated to State and National Standards.

What’s in the Playing with Petroleum Kit?

  • Gaston Lays and Offshore Pipeline & Activity
  • 8 Microfossil Rubbing Plates
  • Guide to Microfossils and the Search for Oil
  • Discoveries for Everyone
  • Drill Bit Model & PIG
  • 6 Sedimentator Tubes and Activities
  • 13 Models and Games
  • 6 Energy Balls
  • 6 Early Childhood Activities
  • 22 Publications
  • 19 Videos/CDs/DVDs
  • Teacher Manual
  • Solar Beads Lab
  • Insulator/Conductor Lab
  • 5 Marbles and 1 die for all board games
  • Michael Recycle
  • Core Sample
  • Get the Petroleum Picture Activity
  • Bits of Fun (2 books-English & Spanish version)
    Correlation of PWP to TEKS

Playing with Petroleum Kit Objectives:

  • Describe how sediments are formed and their importance
  • Describe how microfossils are important to geologists
  • Describe the importance of petroleum in our daily lives and objects made from petroleum
  • Identify how petroleum is formed and what organisms become petroleum
  • Understand the commitment of the oil industry in protecting the environment

Workshop Schedule:

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Saturday, July 25, 2017

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Saturday, December 2, 2017



Workshop Registration Form (click here to download form)

For more information, contact:
Offshore Energy Center
Doris Tomas, Education Director
5555 San Felipe Street, Suite 2119
Houston, TX  77056-2701
Tel: 281.679.8040