The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power Fun Activities

Daniel Yergin
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Character Match

Assign each student a different historical figure from the book but keep the students in the dark about which figure they have been assigned by placing the name on their back. Have students ask each other questions in order to find out which historical figure that they have been assigned.

Travel Article

Write a travel article about a place in which oil has been found. For example, you might write a travel article about Venezuela or Texas.

Geology Museum

Visit a geology or natural history museum to learn more about the conditions where oil is likely to be found and how it is harvested.

Nightly News

Create and film a nightly newscast on an event discussed in the book. For example, students might report on the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the Iran-Iraq War or the Iranian Civil War.

Oil Play

Write a play (or screen play...

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