Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to important distinctions the author makes and to any gaps or inconsistencies in the account.

Kinetic Energy Lesson Plan: Construct arguments to support kinetic energy concepts

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Kinetic Energy, and supports students’ understanding that when the kinetic energy of an object changes, energy is transferred to or from the object.   Ste...

Potential Energy Lesson Plan: Construct arguments to support potential energy concepts

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Potential Energy, and supports the standard of constructing arguments to support the concept of stored potential energy within a system of objects. Students ...

Food Webs Lesson Plan: Describe movement of energy through an ecosystem

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Food Webs, and addresses the standard of describing the movement of energy through an ecosystem from an initial producer. Students demonstrate understanding ...

Density Lesson Plan: Understand density as the relationship between mass and volume

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Density, and addresses standards about identifying properties of matter and understanding density as it relates to mass and volume. Students demonstrate und...

Sun Protection Lesson Plan: Learn How to Stay Safe in the Sun

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Sun Protection. Its content and activities are intended to educate students on the dangers of the Sun, and the importance of protecting themselves from its ...

Relative Dating Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Relative Dating, and can be completed over several class periods. See suggested times for each section.   OBJECTIVES Students will: Activa...

Cancer Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Cancer, and can be completed over several class periods. See suggested times for each section.   OBJECTIVES Students will: Activate prio...

Fingerprint Lesson Plan: Identify Your Fingerprint Patterns

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about fingerprints, and how their one-of-a-kind patterns help identify them. Then they’ll make their own fin...

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...

Reptile Lesson Plan: Guess the Reptile Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about reptiles generally and the four categories they fall into -- lizards, snakes, turtles/tortoises, and ...