Friday, June 11, 2010

Video - Oil Spill by the Numbers

The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill has been spewing oil into the Gulf of Mexico for more 50 days now. Time has produced a video documenting the events of the oil spill and the quantity of oil now in the Gulf of Mexico. The Oil Spill by the Numbers is embedded below.



H/T to Jeffery Hill's The English Blog.

Applications for Education
This video could be useful for showing students the breadth of the impact of the oil spill. After watching the video you could have students develop their own timelines related to the oil spill.