Virtual Oil Well
http://www.beg.utexas.edu/vow/index.html


This computer activity allows students to investigate the economics behind oil exploration. Students begin with a specified amount of money, and must pay for all the exploration, consultations, and permits they need to obtain. In the process students either make it rich or go bankrupt spending all their money looking for oil. There is an online glossary and library for students to learn more and do research while working on this process.

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Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)Keyword: Economic Geology