Oil: A Messy Resource

Oil: A Messy Resource

Oil: A Messy Resource

Oil: A Messy Resource

Oil: A Messy Resource

Oil: A Messy Resource

Oil: A Messy Resource

Informational (nonfiction), 401 words, Level L (Grade 2), Lexile 500L

Oil is a very important source of energy. But Earth has a limited amount of it, and finding and collecting oil can be difficult and dangerous. In Oil: A Messy Resource, find out what happened in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010. Do you think drilling for oil under the ocean is a good idea?