ALEX Lesson Plan Resources

ALEX Lesson Plans  
Subject: Science (1)
Title: Phone-a-Friend
Description: This lesson will begin with students brainstorming methods of communication using a web graphic organizer. Next, students will collaborate with a partner to create a basic cup phone set. Then, the teacher will lead students to develop a revised cup phone set using a variety of different materials. Lastly, the students will design and construct a revised version of the cup phone and test its effectiveness as compared to the first cup phone set. This lesson results from the ALEX Resource Gap Project.

Subject: Science (1)
Title: Sound through String Telephones
Description: This is an inquiry-based lesson that allows the students to create a string telephone to investigate how sound can be used to communicate over a given distance. This lesson results from a collaboration between the Alabama State Department of Education and ASTA.