Modern Marvels: Secrets of Oil


Subject: Science & Health
Grade Levels: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Source: History

Even if we stopped driving our cars tomorrow, America would still need five million barrels of oil a day -- more than all of southern Europe combined. Rubber, plastic, nylon, and much more would not exist without oil. From the shirt on your back to the waxy sheen of a beautiful apple, the first secret of oil is that it's everywhere you look. This documentary goes behind-the-scenes at a Southern California Oil Refinery.

60-minute runtime; 2-year copyright clearance.

April 4 at 6:00am ET/PT


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