Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

Mummies Lesson Plan: Make a Tomato Mummy

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Mummies and Ancient Egyptian mummification practices. Then they’ll make their own mummified Pharaoh’s ...

Historical Inquiry Lesson Plan: Jo Wilder and the Capitol Case

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-5, students play Jo Wilder and the Capitol Case, a game that invites them to take on the role of a scrappy young history detective, collecting artifacts and...

On the Job Training: Community in Crisis Introductory Lesson Plan Collection

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This collection of lesson plans provided by our partner Classroom, Inc. will prepare your students for playing the game Community in Crisis. ...

Women Who Made a Difference: Tell a Story Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, invites students to explore BrainPOP resources to learn about a great woman in history, the share her story by describing the effects of her actions. ...

World Cup Lesson Plan: Create a Promo

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, invites students to explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the World Cup--the world’s biggest sporting event. They’ll find out how countries qualify to c...

Memorial Day Lesson Plan: Make a Tribute Movie

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP features and resources about Memorial Day, including who the day honors, how and why it was established, and how we celebrate. ...

Asexual Reproduction Lesson Plan: Charades

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students watch the BrainPOP movie Asexual Reproduction to investigate how some living things come from  a single organism, and inherit the genes of that ...

Projectile Investigation Lesson Plan: Projectile Motion

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In this middle school lesson plan, students use an interactive simulation called Projectile Motion to design and conduct their own experiment....

Introduction to Pendulums Lesson Plan: Pendulum Lab

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In this middle school lesson plan developed by our partner, PhET, students use an interactive simulation called Pendulum Lab to design controlled experiments to identify how variables affect the motio...

Series and Parallel Circuits Lesson Plan: Circuit Construction Kit DC

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students use an interactive simulation called Circuit Construction Kit: DC to construct series and parallel circuits and qualitatively explore their cha...