GT Teacher Workshops online
Participants will receive free admission to the Museum, and a digital version of the PE³: Expanding Energy Education guide. Although the workshop is free, a $15.00 fee will be charged to contribute towards the cost of the materials and postage. Workshops begin at 8:30am and end at 11:30pm, with an additional 3 hours of offline tasks to be submitted. Each participant will receive 6 hours of CPE credit and will be able to check out either the Knowledge Box or Playing with Petroleum Kit with free pick-up and delivery, within the Houston area.
Independent GT Studies
Once your payment has been received, Doris Tomas will meet with you through Microsoft Teams and send you the packet of material to complete your 6 hours of GT credit.
The Knowledge Box is a free traveling classroom exhibit for students in grades 6-12 showcasing the oil and gas industry through hands-on activities, posters and multimedia presentations. Curriculum in the Knowledge Box is correlated to State and National Standards. After completing a Project E3 Workshop, teachers are eligible to reserve the Knowledge Box for a period up to 30 days for their classroom use. Delivery and pickup are provided free of charge.
Viewing the attached link will enable you to request a Knowledge Box.
What’s in the Knowledge Box?
- Teacher Binder with Activity & Lab Guides
- 21 Videos/CDs/DVDs
- 3 Envelopes/Pamphlets
- 13 Activity /Resource Books
- Contour Model Kits
- Oil & Gas: The Production Story
- Geology Demonstration Kit
- Drill Bit Model & PIG Model
- Polydensity Tubes (10) with bag of plastic pellets
- 10 Models and Kits
- Ride a Carbon Cycle Game
- 6 Stereoscopes
- 8 Interactive Board Games
- Rock Samples and Oil Sample
- 15 Publications
- Game Pieces, Dice and Poker Chips
- Pangea, Plate Tectonics & Continental Mat & Cutter
- Teacher Manual
- 15 copies of Earth’s Energy
- Updated TEKS Correlations
The Knowledge Box enables students to:
- Describe the origin of oil and natural gas
- Discuss the importance of petroleum in our lives
- Evaluate the economic and environmental impact/issues of fossil fuels
- Understand the economic significance of the petroleum industry
- List everyday objects made from petroleum
Knowledge Box Development sponsored by American Association of Drilling Engineers in conjunction with the Oilfield Energy Center.
For more information, contact:
Oilfield Energy Center
Doris Tomas, Education Director
5555 San Felipe Street, Suite 2119
Houston, TX 77056-2701