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Subject: Science (9 - 12), or Technology Education (9 - 12)
Title: Researching Hurricanes with Technology
Description: This lesson will help students to understand the formation, power, and history of hurricanes. Students will do this using a combination of technological skills. Examples of technology used include: PowerPoint, Word, Netscape Composer, and Internet searches.


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Subject: Science (9 - 12), or Technology Education (9 - 12)
Title: Obey The Law:  Using Computer Coding to Create an Interactive Energy Pyramid
Description: During this activity, the students will use drag and drop computer code to create an interactive ecological energy pyramid model that shows how the 10% law applies to the energy available at each trophic level.  As part of the hour of code, students can use this activity to participate in the Hour of Code week during their biology class.   This lesson plan results from a collaboration between the Alabama State Department of Education and ASTA.


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Subject: Science (9 - 12), or Technology Education (9 - 12)
Title: Masters of Disaster (High School)
Description: Students will research natural disasters and their impact on people.  They will work in teams to design a disaster preparedness guide to share with the community to reduce the impact of a natural disaster utilizing various creativity apps on the iPad.


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Subject: Technology Education (9 - 12)
Title: Literary Scrapbooking
Description: Picstitch allows you to create digital collages from your photos along with text and special effects.


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Subject: Technology Education (9 - 12), Digital Literacy and Computer Science (6 - 8)
Title: Presenting....Digital Citizenship through Infographics
Description: Piktochart is one of many programs that makes it easy for teachers to integrate literacy and technology standards into any lesson.  Visual learners love the way that infographics seem to make data easier to digest.  Infographics are very helpful when a teacher wants to 'chunk' a lesson in to smaller units.  'Chunking' is a method for grouping and organizing information to make it easier to comprehend and remember.  Piktochart can be used to display and present a large amount of information in a visually appealing way.    


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Subject: Technology Education (3 - 12), Digital Literacy and Computer Science (3 - 12)
Title: Using Smore to Create Digital 'How-To' Guides
Description: Smore is a digital flyer creator.  Once a digital flyer is created with Smore, the user can share the flyer with social media sites, email a link or embed the flyer into a webpage.


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Subject: Technology Education (9 - 12), Digital Literacy and Computer Science (7 - 8)
Title: Remembering 9-11
Description: Make Beliefs Comix is a cartoon strip creator on which students create original cartoons.


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Subject: Technology Education (9 - 12), Digital Literacy and Computer Science (7 - 12)
Title: Disaster Awareness PSA
Description: iMovie is a moviemaking app that allows students to make beautiful HD movies anywhere with everything they need to tell a digital story through an iPad or iPhone.


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ALEX Unit Plans  
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Title: The Importance of Being Dad
Unit Plan Overview: In this unit, students will explore the important role that fathers play in a child's development.  Students will research the impact a father can have, whether positive or negative, in his child's life.  Students will then compete in a "Digital Stories for Change" STAR Event.



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