Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

How Carbon Moves Through the Environment Lesson Plan: Carbon Cycle Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play Carbon Cycle Game which challenges them to figure out how carbon moves through various forms including soils, the ocean, plant and animal l...

Effect of Pressure Systems on Wind Lesson Plan: Wind Simulator

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play Wind Simulator, a game that challenges them to investigate how high- and low pressure systems affect the speed and direction of wind. ...

Amplitude, Offset, Wavelength and Frequency Lesson Plan: Wave Combinator

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play Wave Combinator, a simulation game that invites them to explore how waves interact. Through play, students explore and deepen their underst...

Reading a Newspaper Lesson Plan: Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP features and resources to learn about how to read a newspaper. Then using what they learn, students will summarize a newspaper ...

Digital Citizenship Lesson Plan: Digital Compass

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, features the innovative game Digital Compass, in which players explore how decisions they make in their digital lives affect other aspects of their lives. ...

Reducing the National Debt Lesson Plan: The Fiscal Ship Game

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, features the game The Fiscal Ship, from our partners the Hutchins Center at Brookings and the Serious Games Initiative at the Woodrow Wilson Center. The ga...

Election Prediction Lesson Plan: Voters Ed Trial Edition

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, is built around Voters Ed: Trial Edition, an interactive designed to help students better understand the presidential election process. After watching a Br...

The Popular Vote vs. the Electoral Vote: Voters Ed Trial Edition

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, is built around Voters Ed: Trial Edition, an interactive designed to help students better understand the presidential election process. The objective of th...

Rachel Carson Lesson Plan: Design a Time Zone X Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Rachel Carson, a marine biologist and conservationist whose famous book Silent Spring is credited for...

Wildfires Lesson Plan: Identifying Cause and Effect

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Wildfires to discover what causes wildfires and both their negative and positive effects. Next, they will apply their ...