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Fossil Fuels Writing Prompt

Write a recount about a child who discovers an abandoned oil rig while exploring the ocean. Describe their feelings as they approach it and the thoughts that run through their head. How does this experience change the way they think about fossil fuels?

Warm-Up Discussion Questions

What do you think the child is feeling as they look at the oil rig?

Do you think the oil rig has had an impact on the environment?

What do we use oil for?

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