Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.

Jacques Cousteau Lesson Plan: Write an Obituary

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-10, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about how Jacques Cousteau applied his passion for undersea exploration, film making, innovating, and later...

Texas Revolution Lesson Plan: Write a Newspaper Article

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources to learn about the events that led up Texas declaring independence. Applying what they learn, students ...

Skeletal System Lesson Plan: Build-a-Body Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students use the drag-and-drop game Build-a-Body: Skeletal System to assemble a skeletal system from the major bones of the human body and discover how t...

Alan Turing Lesson Plan: Crack a Secret Code

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Alan Turing, an English mathematician who during World War II led a team in designing a computer that...

Wright Brothers Lesson Plan: Write and Deliver a Speech Honoring the Wright Brothers

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the Wright brothers and their invention of the first flying machine. Using what they learn, students w...

Making a Difference Lesson Plan: Activate

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play Activate, a game in which they take on the role of citizens making positive changes in their communities. After selecting an issue, they t...

Balancing the Federal Budget Lesson Plan: People’s Pie Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play a game called People's Pie that challenges them to balance the federal budget. Students must fund important government programs without se...

Parliamentary System Lesson Plan: Determining a Government for a New Country

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to discover what a parliamentary system of government is and how it compares and contrasts with the system of govern...

Be an Informed Voter: Cast Your Vote Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play Cast Your Vote, a game in which they experience the different ways to evaluate candidates running for office, such as political debates, re...

Legislator Role Play Lesson Plan: Represent Me!

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play a game called Represent Me!, in which they take on the role of a legislator seeking re-election. They review and categorize legislation, ap...