ALEX Learning Activity Resources

ALEX Learning Activities  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [DLIT] (8) 3 :
R3) Assess the validity and identify the purpose of digital content.

[SC2015] PS8 (8) 3 :
3 ) Construct explanations based on evidence from investigations to differentiate among compounds, mixtures, and solutions.

a. Collect and analyze information to illustrate how synthetic materials (e.g., medicine, food additives, alternative fuels, plastics) are derived from natural resources and how they impact society.

Subject: Digital Literacy and Computer Science (8), Science (8)
Title: Do Synthetic Soccer Fields Cause Cancer?

In this activity, the students will read an article that explores the relationship between synthetic and natural materials. Next, the students will watch a short video clip related to synthetic materials in order to understand the impact these resources can have on society. As they watch the video, the students will assess its validity and purpose by using a graphic organizer.

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

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