Professional Learning Podcast Treasury Lesson Plans Personal Workspace Site Search ALEXville Learning Assets Home Courses of Study

ALEX Lesson Plans


Subject: Science (7)
Title: Modeling Meiosis and Gamete Formation
Description: The Modeling Meiosis and Gamete Formation Module includes hands-on and inquiry-based activities.  Using yarn and pop beads, students will simulate the changes in chromosome pairs as they move through the various stages of meiosis.  The students will use Play Dough to model the formation of the sperm and egg cells and to denote the differences in cytokinesis and explain the reasoning for the differences. 


Subject: Science (7)
Title: What is Cloning?
Description: This is an interactive website that answers the question on "What is Cloning?" There are multiple links for interactive learning about cloning. There are also video links about nuclear transfer.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project funded by the Malone Family Foundation.


Thinkfinity Lesson Plans


Subject: Science
Title: Gene Puzzles      Add Bookmark
Description: In this Science NetLinks lesson, students come to understand that in sexually reproducing organisms, such as humans, typically half of the genes come from each parent. They examine a fictional pedigree and determine which gene is responsible for a given trait.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 6,7,8



Subject: Science
Title: A Mendel Seminar      Add Bookmark
Description: This Science NetLinks lesson, constructed around Gregor Mendel's 1865 paper, is an advanced lesson in history, scientific inquiry, methodology, classical genetics, and plant biology. In this lesson, students are guided through a thorough discussion of part of the paper Mendel wrote about his pea plant experiments.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12



Alabama Virtual Library
Alabama Virtual Library

Hosted by Alabama Supercomputer Authority
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
The Malone Family Foundation
The Malone Family Foundation
Best of the Web