ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Science (9 - 12)
Title: Edible Plate Tectonics
Description: As we stand on the top layer of our planet it is a little difficult to get hands-on with plate tectonics. This activity uses layered cake to allow students an up close representation of how major land features have been created.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Subject: Science - Biological and Life Sciences - Science - Botany - Social Studies - Geography
Title: The Arctic and Antarctic Circles
Description: In this student activity from Xpeditions, students research the ends of the Earth--the Poles--to compare and contrast the regions. Background information is provided, giving insight into the nature of these two areas and outlining their differences and similarities.
Thinkfinity Partner: National Geographic Education
Grade Span: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12