For Grades 6 - 12

Knowledge Box Teaching Kits

Teachers can reserve the Knowledge Box Kit for a period of up to 30 days for their classroom use by attending a Project E3 Workshop, conducted by Foundation partner Offshore Energy Center. The Knowledge Box Kit is a FREE traveling classroom exhibit for grades 6 through 12. It showcases the oil and gas industry through interactive technology, hands-on activities, posters and multi-media presentations. Curriculum in the Knowledge Box is correlated to State (Texas) and National Standards.

Objectives for student learning during use of the Knowledge Box Kit include:

  • Describe the origin of oil and gas
  • Discuss the importance of petroleum in our lives
  • Evaluate the economic and environmental impact/issue of fossil fuels
  • Understand the economic significance of the petroleum industry
  • List everyday objects made from petroleum.

Teachers, administrators and local citizens interested in having a Knowledge Box at their schools may contact Offshore Energy Center Education Director Doris Tomas at (281) 544-2435, oeceducation@aol.com.

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