ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Arts Education (7 - 12), or English Language Arts (10), or Science (9 - 12), or Social Studies (9 - 12), or Technology Education (9 - 12)
Title: Biodiversity survey: Local ecosystem and food web investigation
Description: This is a hands on lesson in which students will explore their local community to identify living things. It can be used as part of a unit on biodiversity and energy transfer within a biology, zoology, or environmental science course, or as an enrichment assignment for AP biology or AP environmental science. This interdisciplinary high school lesson provides students with real life experience towards mastering objectives in art, English, science, technology, social studies, and math.
This podcast explores the prevention, causes, and results of earthquakes and tsunamis. It specifically talks about S-Waves and P-Waves. This podcast is aligned to the 6th grade Lab 12.1 in the Carolina Catastrophic Events lab book. Pictures and diagrams are from this lab book. It is interactive and funny for kids, but informational for older people.