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Sea Empress Oil Spill

organisation
  West Wales Eco Centre
(INFORSE-members)
westwales@ecocentre.org.uk
age group
  7 -11 years old
Topic  
Lessons to be learnt from the Sea Empress oil spill in Pembrokeshire in 1996
Goal
To raise awareness of the issue of oil for energy needs and the impact of oil spills on communities, tourism, wildlife, etc
Resources
A bilingual (English / Welsh) CD resource.

Currently only in CD format however stocks are low so a proposal to create a website with all the material is being planned. A link will be provided from the Eco Centre's website so check regularly.

Contents: energy, pollution, ecology, Pembrokeshire, grounding/tankers, clean up, impacts, birds, lessons for the future. Also includes 50 work sheets suitable for photocopying.

Task
 An interactive resource, with follow up pupil resources.
Description and Evaluation
A comprehensive educational resource that was provided free to primary schools in Wales with the financial help of the Countryside Council for Wales and Environment Agency Wales.