Lesson 5: Shale Development Engineering


Here’s where you will introduce your lesson. What will we learn, how does it connect with what we may have already covered, what can you expect content-wise?

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Define fracking and its components.
  • Summarize the stages of oil and gas extraction.
  • Summarize the history of the oil and gas industry and associated regulations.

Lesson Roadmap

Lesson Roadmap
To Read List reading assignments Location
To Do
  • Activity 1
  • Activity 2
  • Activity 3
  • Submission Location 1
  • Submission Location 2
  • Submission Location 3


If you have questions, or need further references you may contact Penn State hydrogeologist Dave Yoxtheimer, at the Earth & Environmental Systems Institute. His email address is day122@psu.edu.