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Oil strike game (RSC)
An engaging educational game that helps students revise organic chemistry and learn about the economics of the oil industry.
Extracting oil safely (BBC Bang Goes the Theory)
An online lesson plan, supported by video clips, which covers the extraction of oil and the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010.
Fuels from crude oil cartoon (BBC Bitesize)
An entertaining revision cartoon with some interactivity that explains fractional distillation.
Polymers from oil revision cartoon (BBC Bitesize)
This engaging revision cartoon covers hydrocarbons, cracking, polymerisation and the structures of polymers.
Products from oil (s-cool)
This webpage links to revision notes, multiple choice questions and exam-style questions, all focused on organic chemistry.
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