Oil Sands- Public Education and Outreach (Industry)
This website provides information on the following energy sources: coal, petroleum, natural gas, oil sands, oil shale, biomass and biofuels, hydrogen, and nuclear. The link provided here leads to information on the oil sands and provides key introductory information on oil sands, the process of oil extraction, and the refinement process. While the statistics are outdates as the most recent are from the year 2007, the website still provides important information on the formation of oil, the chemical reactions it undergoes, as well as how the oil can be used in different industries. Although the oil sands are geographically specific to Alberta, the information offered is beneficial to anyone researching the oil sands and the oil industry.
Source:Public Education and Outreach (Industry)
Subject(s):Geography, Environmental Studies, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science,
Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Natural Resources, Science and Technology,
Level:Intermediate / MiddleSecondary
Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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