ALEX Learning Activities
Title: Plants ... Not Just For Salads!
Digital Tool: The Great Plant Escape
Digital Tool Description: This online interactive targets 4th and 5th grade students but can certainly be used by 9th graders as an introduction to plants and their basic characteristics.
Although it has six different "cases", Case Number 1 provides information on the following:
Title: Plant Classification: The Big Picture
Digital Tool: ReadWriteThink Webbing Tool
Digital Tool Description: Students will create a graphic organizer/concept map on plant classification using an online mind-mapping tool. Students will organize plants based on the following: Vascular/Non-Vascular; Seed/Seedless; Gymnosperms/Angiosperms; Monocots/Dicots. In addition, they will give examples of each.