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Online Education Resources

API has outstanding online resources for educators and students that explore the topic of energy. Follow the links below to find useful educational tools.

Shell - Energize Your Future

Shell is dedicated to finding efficient, environmentally friendly ways to meet society's energy demands, and to finding qualified people to get the job done. Shell is pleased to provide energy curriculum, to be used in classrooms and at home.

Also, see STEM Classroom Activities.

There's a lot of life in oil and natural gas

When you stop and think about it, it’s amazing how many things get their start from oil and natural gas. Comfy synthetic fabrics we wear year-round. Medicines that make us feel better. Transportation fuels that help us get around. Fertilizers that help our gardens grow. And just about every toy we play with. Oil and natural gas - they’re the stuff of life. Learn more about oil and natural gas and how they touch your life in amazing ways.

Fossil Fuel Facts

Fossil fuels --including coal, oil, and natural gas-- are sources of energy that humans have taken advantage of over thousands of years. Learn more about how these resources are extracted and transformed to bring you the energy you rely on everyday.

Energy Education Posters

The National Energy Foundation has developed several instructional posters on oil and natural gas. They also offer lesson plans and other energy resources for students and teachers.

Petroleum Museums

Take a tour of petroleum museums and find out more about the history of oil and natural gas.