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Particle Accelerators Lesson Plan: When Particles Collide Movie

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources about particle accelerators, including what they are, what they do, and why scientists developed them.T...

Planets and Galaxies Lesson Plan: Sizing Up the Universe Interactive Game

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-8. students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online interactive) to explore the vastness of the universe and the size and distance between c...

Atomic Bonding Lesson Plan: Atom Touch

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play Atom Touch, a simulation that invites learners to explore principles of thermodynamics and molecular dynamics. Specifically, they gain a ha...

Eclipse Lesson Plan: Make a Pinhole Camera

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about what an eclipse is and what causes them.  Then they’ll make their own pinhole cameras (activity adapte...

Forming Ionic Compounds Lesson Plan: Collisions Ionic Bonding

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, features the game Collisions: Ionic Bonding. The game challenges students to build ionic compounds that satisfy target ratios. As they move up levels, the c...

Create Your Own Bird Lesson Plan: Flap to the Future

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This lesson plan--developed by the BirdSleuth K-12 project at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology--is adaptable for grades 3-12 and features Flap to the Future, a game designed for students to explore and ...

Bird Flight Lesson Plan: Flap to the Future

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This lesson plan--developed by the BirdSleuth K-12 project at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology--is adaptable for grades 3-12 and features Flap to the Future, a game designed for students to explore and ...

What Makes a Dinosaur a Bird Lesson Plan: Flap to the Future

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This lesson plan--developed by the BirdSleuth K-12 project at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology--is adaptable for grades 3-12 and features Flap to the Future, a game designed for students to explore and ...

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 ...

Trout Anatomy Lesson Plan: Build-A-Trout Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students use the interactive simulation Build-A-Trout to explore a trout’s organs and understand how they work in relation to each other. Working in pair...