Gulf oil spill contained — in one compelling online resource
Zoom: Gulf Oil Crisis is an interactive tool that allows you and your users to delve deep into the Gulf coast crisis to explore the economic, political and environmental impacts of the spill.
With its range of integrated technologies and relevant, media-rich content — including many Web-like features, such as videos, graphs, periodicals, primary sources, statistics, podcasts, interactive maps and more — Zoom: Gulf Oil Crisis supports the differentiated learning classroom by providing multi-path tools for those who learn and engage best through a combination of visual and audio resources.
Interactive resource helps users view the spill more clearly
It's true: students prefer coursework that incorporates a great deal of technology, and teachers experience increased student engagement when these digital tools are used consistently in their classrooms*. Zoom: Gulf Oil Crisis engages students by allowing them to examine events and information related to this unprecedented disaster in the Gulf coast region in amazing detail.
Students and users will develop critical thinking skills across many disciplines, including geography, math, the social sciences, government, economics and more. Some of the key topics students can "zoom" in on for more in-depth study include:
- BP estimates of daily spill rate
- Claims processed by BP
- Controlled burns to date
- Gulf fishing area closures
- Miles of shoreline "oiled"
- Impact on mammals, sea turtles and birds
- And more!
Ready to explore the Gulf oil spill in greater depth? Start using Zoom: Gulf Oil Crisis today!