ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Science (9 - 12)
Title: Surface Water Testing
Description: In this environmental science lab you will chemically test a nearby creek or pond for dissolved oxygen, pH, alkalinity, hardness and turbidity. This is a field test and will determine the water quality of standing body of water. The lab will also test for the presence of coliform bacteria.
Subject: Mathematics (9 - 12), or Science (9 - 12)
Title: Discovering Earth's History
Description: This lesson introduces the basic principles that are used to interpret geologic time. It associates the relationships between the rock record and historical events that created the landforms on our planet. It explains how the rock record can be interpreted by geologists.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 - Biological and Life Sciences - Science - Oceanography - Social Studies - Geography
Title: Using Maps in Ocean Research
Description: In this Xpeditions lesson, students explore how maps aid in ocean research. They consider a number of research scenarios and determine how mapping might help answer questions related to that research.
Thinkfinity Partner: National Geographic Education
Grade Span: 6,7,8