Fueling the Classroom

Surprising petroleum-based products at your school.

Surprising petroleum-based products at your school.

It’s that time of year again. Pencils and books. Hopefully no teachers’ dirty looks, but you never can tell. School’s just about to get started, and it may surprise you how petroleum plays a role in the curriculum. From the supplies kids use every day to the educational tools teachers use to impart a little knowledge, let’s take a look at some of the petroleum-based products that fuel the school day.

  • Art Supplies
  • Backpacks
  • Band Instruments
  • Binder Clips
  • Calculators
  • Chairs
  • Chalk
  • Chalkboards
  • Computers
  • Crayons
  • Desks
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Erasers
  • Glue
  • Gym Equipment
  • Paper Pads
  • Paper Clips
  • Pencil Sharpeners
  • Pens
  • Playground Equipment
  • Printers
  • Pushpins
  • Rulers
  • Scissors
  • Tablets
  • Tape
  • Three-Ring Binders
  • Whiteboards