Backgrounds, Discussion Questions, and Standards (as well as many other oil spill related educational materials available at Teacher's Domain.

How Big Is the Oil Spill?

Compare the size of the 78,000-square-mile BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico to more familiar things, in this video adapted from Need to Know 

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Health Risks of BP Oil Spill

In this video segment adapted from Need to Know, learn about the possible short- and long-term health risks for workers involved in cleaning up the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.