ALEX Lesson Plans
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Subject: Social Studies
Title: History Explorer Podcast: 30th Anniversary of HIV and AIDS
Description: In this episode of the History Explorer podcast series, Curator Katherine Ott discusses the anniversary of the defining of HIV and how it fits into the history of both science and our society.
Thinkfinity Partner: Smithsonian
Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Subject: Health - Disease - Mathematics - Applied Mathematics - Science - Biology - Social Studies - Geography
Title: AIDS in Africa I: The Scope of the Problem
Description: In this Xpeditions lesson, students search for data related to the discrepancy between the impact of AIDS on people in sub-Saharan Africa and on people in the U.S. and determine mathematically the relative impact of AIDS on Africa versus its impact on the U.S. AIDS in Africa II: More Than Sympathy, a companion lesson, addresses the causes of the crisis in Africa and what is being done--and needs to be done--to address it.
Thinkfinity Partner: National Geographic Education
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12