# ALEX Resources

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 Lesson Plans (2) Learning Activities (1) Classroom Resources (3)

ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Mathematics (K - 3), or Science (2)
Title: What do Plants Need?
Description:

In this lesson, students will understand that in order to grow healthy plants, soil, water, light, and air must be provided. Students will use math skills such as measurement and science process skills such as observation, comparing, and recording data.

Subject: Mathematics (2), or Science (2)
Title: Whoa! Where'd It Go? (States of Matter Data Collection)
Description:

This lesson allows students to use the properties and characteristics of solids, liquids, and gases to determine how different variables affect states of matter.  Students predict what will happen and spend short amounts of time daily to observe and record data.  Students will graph their data into charts to see patterns and solve math problems.

This lesson was created as a part of the 2016 NASA STEM Standards of Practice Project, a collaboration between the Alabama State Department of Education and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center.

ALEX Learning Activities
Subject: Science (2), Mathematics (2)
Title: Insect Pollinator Graph
Description:

Students will review collecting data and bar graphs by watching a BrainPOP video. After a digital read-aloud of the book Insect Pollinators digital book, students will choose which insect that he/she thinks would make the best pollinator. Students will represent the data collected by creating and drawing a bar graph.

This activity was created as a result of the ALEX Resource Development Summit.

ALEX Learning Activities: 1

ALEX Classroom Resources
Subject: Mathematics (2 - 3)
Title: Pictograph StudyJam
URL: https://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/math/data-analysis/pictograph.htm
Description:

In this interactive activity, students will be introduced to pictographs and led through steps to create a pictograph. There are teaching activities as well as practice activities available. A handout that reviews the strategies taught during the activity can be printed. After utilizing this resource, the students can complete the short quiz to assess their understanding.

Subject: Mathematics (2 - 3)
Title: Bar Graph StudyJam
URL: https://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/math/data-analysis/bar-graphs.htm
Description:

This classroom resource provides a video that introduces bar graphs and how they can be used to analyze data. The vocabulary words vertical and horizontal will be introduced. After utilizing this resource, the students can complete the short quiz to assess their understanding.

Subject: Mathematics (2)