ALEX Learning Assets
Title: Living with Lions
Digital Tool: National Geographic Video
Digital Tool Description: This National Geographic video, titled "Lives of Lions," will be used to begin a lesson on identifying characteristics and survival traits of animals.
Title: Creature Feature
Digital Tool: National Geographic Creature Feature
Digital Tool Description: National Geographic Creature Feature is a tool to help students classify animals by what kind of animal they are and where they are located around the world. Students can learn facts about different animals, watch videos of the animals doing certain tasks, and listen to the different sounds animals make. Students can identify characteristics of animals by what type of animal they are or by where they live in the world.
Title: What Makes You Wild?
Digital Tool: Build Your Wild Self Interactive Activity
Digital Tool Description: This interactive activity is offered through New York Zoos and Aquarium. It allows students to create an avatar of themselves using animal characteristics. When the avatar is finished, information about each featured animal is provided to describe the student's "wild" avatar.
Title: Insect Hunter
Digital Tool: Interactive Insect Classification Tool
Digital Tool Description: This interactive lets students drag a microscope underground to view different bugs, then they can classify them as insects or non-insects.