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## ALEX Lesson Plans

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Subject: English Language Arts (5), or Information Literacy (K - 12), or Credit Recovery Science (5 - 6), or Science (4 - 6)
Title: River's Path
Description: What determines the path of a river? Rivers follow the path of least resistance changing the landscape by carrying sediment and debris along the way.

## Thinkfinity Lesson Plans

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Subject: Science
Title: Properties of Air
Description: The purpose of this lesson, from Science NetLinks, is to demonstrate that air takes up space, and puts pressure, or pushes, on everything around it. To start the lesson students are asked to write an explanation of what air is. At various points in the lesson they are be asked to revisit their explanations and refine them based on the phenomena they have experienced in the lesson.

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Subject: Science
Title: Gravity Launch
Description: In this Science NetLinks lesson, students explore how the Earth's and moon's gravity affects the path of a rocket launched into space. The focus of this lesson is on Earth's gravitational pull, as well as forces and how the motion of an object changes.

## ALEX Learning Activities

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Title: Do I Weigh the Same If I Leave the Earth? Mass Versus Weight
Digital Tool: Mass vs. Weight: Introduction: PBS LearningMedia
Digital Tool Description: This PBS video from NASA can be used to to introduce the concept of weight versus mass and how gravity determines weight.

## ALEX Multimedia

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Einstein Demonstrations- General Relativity
Overview:
Space-Time Sheet – use a spandex sheet it is possible to show a heavy mass in the center of the grid distorting space-time. Rolling smaller balls past the mass, within the well but not into the mass, will illustrate the deflection of light that appears in an intense gravitational field. This deflection also lends itself to supporting the particle nature of light.