Backpack Sciences’ Free Fossil Fuel Kit

$0.00 / month


In this free lesson plan by Jackie Grundberg of, subscribers enjoy a 4th grade through middle school lesson about porosity, permeability, necessary conditions for formation of fossil fuels, formation of oil and natural gas and more, as well as instructions for a full demonstration. Additional, free presentation cards and support video are available for download as well with this subscription.


Subscribers receive:
  • 8-page, step by step lesson plan with instructions for lesson presentation and demonstration
  • Follow up activity suggestions
  • Inquiry-based question suggestions
  • Access to supplementary videos
Topics include:
  • Naming fossil fuels
  • Conditions for formation of fossil fuels
  • Reservoir rock vs. Source rock
  • The process of formation of fossil fuels
Presenters include: