High Order Thinking, scientific investigation, oil reserves, trade, statistics, graphs, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), assessment, common core
H.O.T. About Numbers Worth Investigating CCSS
This lesson uses great sources, assesses students, provides clear instruction, cites all sources and is engaging for the students. The sources are dated--one goes back to 2000-- so if you use this, make sure to either provide students will current research or have them research current articles. This will help get more up-to-date estimates on how much oil is used daily and an estimate on how much is left.