The Heritage Community Foundation would like to thank the
following people and organizations for their assistance and direction in
making this online educational resource possible:
Imperial Oil Charitable Foundation for their financial contribution in
making the development of this online edukit possible and for their support
of youth heritage learning related to science and technology in Alberta.
The Canadian Petroleum
Interpretive Centre for providing historical documents and audio related
to the Leduc No. 1 oil discovery. Kim Gough, Executive Director was very
helpful and knowledgeable in locating this information.
The Black Gold Regional Division No. 18 and teachers Margaret Lyall
and Kimberly Epp kindly allowed us to showcase their Grade Four teaching
package, Black Gold: The Story of Oil and Leduc No. 1.
Research expertise for the resource was provided by Dan Claypool of the
Leduc-Devon Oilfield Historical Society, John Scott of the Petroleum Industry
Training Service at Nisku, Tony Laramée of the Petroleum Communication
Foundation, Dan Stoker of the Society, Environment and Energy Development
Studies Foundation and Marilyn Blanchette, Grade 3 teacher at Devon.