• Views 177
  • Favorites
Photo via Unsplash

Database Provider

Author

ACE

Grades

6th, 7th, 8th

Subjects

Science, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Earth and Space Sciences

Resource Types

  • Articles and Websites
  • Worksheets

Regional Focus

Global

Format

Google Docs

ACE Report: How To Make A Fossil Fuel

|
Ask a Question

Synopsis
  • This resource from ACE explains how fossil fuels formed and the different environments and conditions that coal, oil, and gas formed in over hundreds of millions of years.
  • It includes a printable worksheet, article, and links to additional information.
Teaching Tips

Positives

  • A teacher could use this resource as a way to activate prior knowledge on the topic or to provide all students with a base understanding of how fossil fuels are formed.

Additional Prerequisites

  • Students should have prior knowledge of how fossil fuels are used.
  • You may want to have students review the linked EIA resource in the worksheet prior to answering the questions.
  • The materials are available for use without an account.

Differentiation

Scientist Notes

This resource is a good fit in explaining the formation of coal, oil, and natural gas. They all come from fossils. The resource is recommended for teaching.

Standards
  • Science
    • ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
      • MS-ESS3-5. Ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that have caused the rise in global temperatures over the past century.
  • Related Resources

    Reviews

    Login to leave a review