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Oil Spill Update

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Here are today’s additions to The Best Sites To Learn About The Gulf Oil Spill:

Wildlife Suffer as Oil Spill Spreads is a slideshow from the PBS Newshour.

Here’s a live video feed of the leak on the ocean floor.

The 2010 Gulf Oil Spill From Above is a slideshow from LIFE.

The Top-Kill Method for Shutting Down an Oil Well is a graphic from the New York Times.

BP tries to mislead you with graphs is an interesting piece, though it would have to be modified to be made accessible to ELLs.

Readers’ Photos: The Gulf Oil Spill is from the NY Times.

Where Are We Getting Our Oil? is an interactive graphic from GOOD Magazine.

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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  1. The Los Angeles Times has a good graphic about the cost of the spill (so far) today at:
    http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-oil-spill.eps-20100528,0,5767264.graphic
    Very accessible to EL kids.

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