Synthesize information from a range of sources (e.g., texts, experiments, simulations) into a coherent understanding of a process, phenomenon, or concept, resolving conflicting information when possible.

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 ...

Classical Conditioning Lesson Plan: Pavlov’s Dog Game

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, challenges students to use what they learn about classical conditioning to play a game in which they train a dog to drool on command. Students experiment un...

Observational Skills and Spectrogram Lesson Plan: Bird Song Hero Game

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In this Bird Song Hero lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 2-8, students use their observational skills to match each bird song to its corresponding spectrogram (a visual representation of the s...

Computer Coding Lesson Plan: Blockly Maze Game

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to explore computer coding, algorithms, and programming ...

Computer Programming Basics Lesson Plan: Tynker Games

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In this computer programming basics lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including online coding games) to learn about programming....

Programming Lesson Plan: Program Your Partner

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In this hands-on, movement-based lesson, students will use BrainPOP resources as they are introduced to the concept of coding and programming. They will create short programs and sequences and then fo...

Managing Diabetes Lesson Plan: The Diabetic Dog Game

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In this diabetic dog lesson plan about managing diabetes, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to identify the elements a diabetic person (or in this game, a dog!) needs...

Force, Gravity, Revolution, and Rotation Lesson Plan: Fly to Mars Game

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the effects of force, gravity, revolution and rotation. Students will identify the environmental and ...

Constellations and Elapsed Time Lesson Plan: Chronopticon Game

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to calculate elapsed time in meaningful contexts and use models to understand that the rotation of the Earth ca...

Celebrating Cesar Chavez Lesson Plan: Unions and the Rights of Migrant Workers

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how growing seasons affect the lives of migrant workers. Students will compare their own lives to th...