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...

Newton’s Laws of Motion Lesson Plan: Impulse Game

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In this Impulse game lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students will use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to explore Newton's first and second laws of motion and his law of...

CSI: Flight Adventure’s Forces of Flight Science Game

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Visit the lesson ideas page to find resources for CSI: Flight Adventure’s Forces of Flight, a free science and engineering game....

CSI: Flight Adventure’s Flight School Science Game

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Visit the lesson ideas page to find resources for the CSI: Flight Adventure’s Flight School, a free science and engineering game....

Forces of Flight Lesson Plan: CSI Flight Adventures

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In this forces of flight lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students will use BrainPOP resources (including two online games) to explore the properties and physics of flight....