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090-Oil Sand Grades 3-12 $7.00
Mystery includes rock, fossil, or mineral sample and Mystery questions with teaching instructions.

SAMPLE:
- A piece of oil sand that clearly smells like petroleum; is obviously black, sticky, and has grains of oil-coated sand that rub off

TEACHING OBJECTIVES:
- To introduce oil sand
- To show that oil comes from pores in a rock composed of sand grains
- To show that the grains in porous sandstone sometimes are so loosely held together they can come off when you rub the rock
- To introduce the concept of porosity

GRADES 3-12
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Ruth Deike
Rock Detective Geoscience Education
395 Deer Run Drive
Nellysford , VA 96080

Phone: 434-263-3737

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