ALEX Lesson Plans
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Subject: Social Studies
Title: Asian American Studies Center, UCLA
Description: Since its founding in 1969, the UCLA Asian American Studies Center has documented, analyzed, and forecasted the contemporary, historical, and future experiences and concerns of people of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage in the United States through an array of scholarly, policy-oriented, applied, and creative forms of inquiry. It fulfills this mission through sponsored research projects; the development of affiliated research institutes; support for individual faculty members; collaborative research and creative projects with campus and community organizations, museums, and leaders; publications and other media; archival and data-collection activities; and the training of new scholars, policy analysts, and creative artists.
Thinkfinity Partner: Smithsonian
Grade Span: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Subject: Social Studies - Economics - Social Studies - Geography - Social Studies - United States History
Title: Human Migration Within and Into the United States
Description: In this Xpeditions lesson, students analyze 1980 and 1990 demographic data from the U.S. They determine net migration for the southern, northeastern, western, and midwestern regions of the United States and analyze the impact of migration shifts in these regions.
Thinkfinity Partner: National Geographic Education
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12