Careers and Management
Climate & Environment
Students build an oil pipeline from one village to another considering safety, lifestyles, cost and landscape beauty.
August 29, 2019
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Can students design and create a safe and effective resource pipeline?
Can students empathize with local villagers who call the pipeline route "home" ?
Can students creatively navigate obstacles such as rivers and mountains with the pipeline considering the cost impacts?
Can students speak about how this lesson applies to their own country and lives?
Students will meet with experts, workers and villagers before planning the pipeline.
Students will explore the suggested pipeline route and apply changes if needed.
Students will cap the open oil well and begin pipeline construction.
Students will use creativity and critical thinking to navigate the obstacles met by the pipeline.
Students may communicate the pipeline route via an offline or in-game plan with their teacher and then successfully follow that route.
Tip: Follow the glowstone trail to the nearby town.
Students were able to listen to local experts and villagers an apply concerns and input into their design.
Students were able to cap the oil well site and build a pipeline between towns as a large team.
Students were able to safely navigate obstacles such as rivers, villages, mountains and farmland.
Students are able to say how this lesson directly relates to their country and their personal lives.