Learning is FUN with lessons from CITGO's "Week About Petroleum." CITGO developed these lesson plans and other programs to help students learn the importance of petroleum-based products in our lives.
Waxes are used every day in every way. In this lesson, learn how petroleum companies make waxes into useful products.
How Oil Was Formed
How was oil formed? This lesson shows all the cool ways oil has been used throughout history, from coating mummies to helping cars zoom down the street.
Key Refining Process
Kids becoming oil? Learn how this fun hands-on activity allows students to represent petroleum fractions as they're "processed" into products.
More Resources for Teachers and Students
Visit API's Web site for more information on oil and natural gas; curriculum materials developed with Project Learning Tree and the National Science Teachers Association; interactive modules; and links to a variety of other online energy education resources.