Reading/Interest Level: Primary, Intermediate
Author: Megan Borgert-Spaniol
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Oil Energy Projects begins with the history and background of oil and its energy before moving on to five unique projects that teach students about the oil process. These hands-on projects are simple, easily demonstrated, and can be completed with materials that are mostly found in the kitchen. Each project has an out-of-the-box approach, which will result in better retained knowledge. Children, along with their teachers and parents, will definitely enjoy learning while creating.
This educational resource takes a subject that some might find lackluster and makes it exciting. The information included is straightforward and easy to understand for young readers. The projects are fresh and new and easy to complete. They are also relevant to the subject matter, and the reason behind each visual experiment is very clear. This is a great way to teach and discuss the subject of oil energy. This book makes learning fun, as it should be, especially for the elementary and middle grade age levels. Readers will not be quick to forget this impressive book.