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   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] ALA (4) 16 :
16 ) Determine the impact of population growth on cities, major road systems, demographics, natural resources, and the natural environment of Alabama during the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

•  Describing how technological advancements brought change to Alabamians, including the telephone; refrigerator; automobile; television; and wireless, Internet, and space technologies
•  Relating Alabama's economy to the influence of foreign-based industry, including the automobile industry
[DLIT] (4) 5 :
R5) Locate and curate information from digital sources to answer research questions.

[DLIT] (4) 18 :
12) Use basic features of digital tools to communicate key ideas and details in a way that informs and/or persuades.

Subject: Digital Literacy and Computer Science (4), or Social Studies (4)
Title: What if Nothing Ever Changed?
Description:

Imagine if the world as you know it never changed. Students will embark on a journey back in time and research what life in Alabama looked like in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Students will compare and contrast the information they research to their present day lives. Students will then identify how technological advancements changed life for Alabamians and reflect on how they feel their life would be today if things never changed. Students will create an Adobe Spark digital story to communicate their researched information and personal reflections.

This resource was created as a result of the Alabama Technology in Motion Partnership.




ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] ALA (4) 16 :
16 ) Determine the impact of population growth on cities, major road systems, demographics, natural resources, and the natural environment of Alabama during the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

•  Describing how technological advancements brought change to Alabamians, including the telephone; refrigerator; automobile; television; and wireless, Internet, and space technologies
•  Relating Alabama's economy to the influence of foreign-based industry, including the automobile industry
Subject: Social Studies (4)
Title: Internet 101/National Geographic
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O31TcSo3Unk
Description:
Few technological innovations in history have made as much of an impact as the Internet. Learn about the predecessor of the Internet, called ARPANET; how text, audio, and video messages are transmitted through the Internet; and how this transmission of information has changed the lives of billions around the world.


   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] ALA (4) 16 :
16 ) Determine the impact of population growth on cities, major road systems, demographics, natural resources, and the natural environment of Alabama during the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

•  Describing how technological advancements brought change to Alabamians, including the telephone; refrigerator; automobile; television; and wireless, Internet, and space technologies
•  Relating Alabama's economy to the influence of foreign-based industry, including the automobile industry
[SS2010] WH9 (9) 17 :
17 ) Describe emerging democracies from the late twentieth century to the present.

•  Discussing problems and opportunities involving science, technology, and the environment in the late twentieth century
Examples: genetic engineering, space exploration

•  Identifying problems involving civil liberties and human rights from 1945 to the present and ways in which these problems have been addressed
•  Relating economic changes to social changes in countries adopting democratic forms of government
[SS2010] US11 (11) 12 :
12 ) Describe major initiatives of the John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson Administrations. [A.1.b., A.1.c., A.1.d., A.1.e., A.1.g., A.1.i., A.1.k.]

Examples: President Kennedy—New Frontier, President Johnson—Great Society

•  Describing Alabama's role in the space program under the New Frontier (Alabama)
Examples: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), space race, satellites

•  Describing major foreign events and issues of the John F. Kennedy Administration, including construction of the Berlin Wall, the Bay of Pigs invasion, and the Cuban missile crisis
Subject: Social Studies (4 - 11)
Title: Destination Moon Crew Guide: Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong
URL: https://learninglab.si.edu/collections/destination-moon-crew-guide-apollo-11-commander-neil-armstrong/qrHdwxip47qieWTX#r
Description:

This is a collection of photographs, videos, and articles exploring the life of Neil A. Armstrong. Students can explore this collection and learn aspects of Armstrong's life.



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