Incident Command Scenario

Lesson Overview

The varied participants and constantly changing conditions make it incredibly challenging to clean up and contain an oil spill.


  • Students will work cooperatively in strike teams to respond to an oil spill and react to changes in conditions.
  • Students will understand some of the challenges of cleaning up an oil spill.

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12
Subject: Environmental Science, Life Science, Social Science, Oil Spill Response
Concept: Systems and System Models
Type: Classroom, Outdoors or Field Trip
File type: lesson plan
Standard: HS-LS2-7
Duration: 30-45 Minutes

File Type: pdf
Categories: Lesson Plans
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