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Oil 150 Nationwide Museum Kit Program--Educator's Guide

Front Matter

  • Introduction (104.89 KB)
  • Table of Contents (90.31 KB)
  • Funding Acknowledgement (75.15 KB)
  • Oil 150 Nationwide Museum Kit Checklist--Children's Museums (57.69 KB)
  • Oil 150 Nationwide Museum Kit Checklist--History and Science Museums (57.49 KB)
  • Section 1--The Drake Well and Pennsylvania's Early Oil Pioneers

    Essays:
    Edwin L. Drake and the Birth of the Modern Petroleum Industry
  • Biographical Sketches--Early Oil Pioneers (114.46 KB)

  • Handouts--Pioneering Petroleum Series:
  • John D. Archbold (158.75 KB)
  • Byron D. Benson (184.5 KB)
  • George Bissell (194.37 KB)
  • P.C. Boyle (209.71 KB)
  • Edwin L. Drake (185.78 KB)
  • Alvin Drake Deming (239.93 KB)
  • John Eaton (201.93 KB)
  • Edward Octavius Emerson (214.87 KB)
  • James M. Guffey (168.53 KB)
  • J.T. Jones (174.46 KB)
  • Samuel M. Kier (231.37 KB)
  • Charles Lockhart (152.21 KB)
  • John D. Rockefeller (209.03 KB)
  • Benjamin Silliman, Jr. (132.9 KB)
  • Emma Summers (208.12 KB)
  • Jacob J. Vandergrift (201.18 KB)
  • William Warden (241.09 KB)

  • Activites:
  • Drake Well Connect the Dots (126.58 KB)
  • Early Oil Pioneers Word Search (69.36 KB)
  • Early Oil Pioneers Crossword Puzzle (25.56 KB)
  • Section 2--Oil and Illumination

    Essays:
    Samuel M. Kier: Giving Oil Commercial Value through Medicine and Illumination
  • Yellow Dog Lanterns: A Brief History (136.55 KB)

  • Handout:
  • Timeline of Yellow Dog Lantern History, 1850-1890 (120.16 KB)

  • Activities:
  • Samuel M. Kier Secret Message (453.41 KB)
  • Yellow Dog Lantern Crossword Puzzle (61.56 KB)
  • Section3--Technology in the Petroleum Industry

    Essay:
    Technology in the Petroleum Industry

    Handouts:
  • Offshore Oil Drilling (97.85 KB)
  • Directional Drilling (162.61 KB)

  • Activity:
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery (142.46 KB)
  • Section 4--Oil Transportation

    Essay:
  • Early Oil Transportation: A Brief History (65.27 KB)

  • Handout:
  • Timeline of Oil Transportation Methods, 1860-1890 (341.98 KB)

  • Activities:
  • Oil Transportation Double Puzzle (254.23 KB)
  • How Big is an Oil Tanker (87.62 KB)
  • Oil Pipeline Diameters (112.46 KB)
  • Section 5--Refining Crude Oil

    Essay:
  • Refining Crude Oil: History, Process and Products (58.48 KB)

  • Handouts:
  • Fractional Distillation (127.22 KB)
  • Products from Petroleum Checklist (42.85 KB)

  • Activities:
  • Ten Products Refined from Petroleum Crossword Puzzle (25.59 KB)
  • Products from Petroleum Word Search (80.95 KB)
  • Section 6--Music and the Pennsylvania Oil Boom

    Essay:
  • Music and the Pennsylvania Oil Boom (74.68 KB)

  • Activities:
  • Music in the Oil Region Word Search (74.18 KB)
  • Sing Along to Oil on the Brain (110.6 KB)
  • Reference Materials

    Captions for Historic Images
  • Bibliography (45.88 KB)