Basic Properties of Oil

Lesson Overview

Oil is an important compound with unique characteristics that make it both useful to humans and dangerous.


  • Students will understand that petroleum is different from vegetable oil.
  • Students will identify key properties of petroleum oil.

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8
Subject: Earth and Space Science, Chemistry, Conservation
Concept: Patterns, Energy and Matter
Type: Classroom, Experiment
File type: lesson plan
Standard: 4-ESS3-1, MS-PS1-1, MS-PS-1-3
Duration: 30-45 Minutes

File Type: pdf
Categories: Lesson Plans
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