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Digital Literacy and Computer Science (5), or Mathematics (5), or Science (5)
In this lesson, students will examine the amount of annual and seasonal rainfall in four cities to compare decimals to the hundredths place. Students will add and round digits to the thousandths place. Students will utilize technology by navigating to a specific United States climate website to get relatively current and accurate data. This unit was created as part of the ALEX Interdisciplinary Resource Development Summit.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science (5), or English Language Arts (5), or Science (5), or Social Studies (5)
Native Americans: How Their Environment Affected Their Culture
In this lesson, students will research one Native American group from each of the six main biomes in North America. Students will use their developing technology and language arts skills to find reliable sources on the internet, evaluate and integrate information from these texts, select a suitable digital platform to share their findings, and create a cohesive presentation showcasing their mastery of the learning outcomes. Students will discover the climate, landforms, water, and other natural resources available within each region and how they were used by the natives living there. Students will explore the relationships between the cultures found within each region and its resources. This unit was created as part of the ALEX Interdisciplinary Resource Development Summit.
During this lesson, the students will learn how the Earth's spheres interact with one another in order to support life on planet Earth. This lesson results from a collaboration between the Alabama State Department of Education and ASTA. *This lesson can be taught over a two- to three-day period.