ALEX Lesson Plan Resources

ALEX Lesson Plans  
Subject: Science (4)
Title: Solar Ovens
Description: This investigation allows students to explore the real-life meaning of solar energy. Students designing and engineering a solar oven using a  pizza box. Completed projects will be tested and then evaluated for effectiveness. This lesson results from a collaboration between the Alabama State Department of Education and ASTA.


Subject: English Language Arts (4), or Science (4)
Title: Greeting Card Dissection
Description: Engage students in testing their knowledge of circuits in this delightful dissection. Students will apply science practices and content knowledge while conducting hands-on and digital/print research and writing. The actual "dissection" does not take very long, but the writing components can be extended if desired.  This lesson results from a collaboration between the Alabama State Department of Education and ASTA.