On the Origin of Crude Oil

Resource ID#: 128476 Primary Type: Perspectives Video: Expert
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An oil scientist explains how crude oil is formed and how it behaves in the environment.

Subject(s): Science
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators , Students , Parents
Keywords: WHOI, DEEP-C, weathering, crude oil, compound, molecule, microbe, natural gas, Gulf Oil Observers, GOO, biodegradable, evaporate, viscosity, disaster response, Deepwater Horizon
Instructional Component Type(s): Perspectives Video: Expert