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How Carbon Moves Through the Environment Lesson Plan: Carbon Cycle Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play Carbon Cycle Game which challenges them to figure out how carbon moves through various forms including soils, the ocean, plant and animal l...

Sequence of Events in Nitrogen Cycle Lesson Plan: Nitrogen Cycle Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play the Nitrogen Cycle Game which challenges them to figure out the sequence or cycle in which nitrogen atoms move through the world--in soil, ...

Effect of Pressure Systems on Wind Lesson Plan: Wind Simulator

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play Wind Simulator, a game that challenges them to investigate how high- and low pressure systems affect the speed and direction of wind. ...

Rainbow Lesson Plan: Make a Rainbow

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about rainbows--what they are and how they form.  Applying what they learn, students analyze a real rainbow...

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 ...

George Washington Carver Lesson Plan: Identifying Problem and Solution

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the world-famous botanist George Washington Carver and how his ideas and inventions solved a range of...

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...

2.6.4 Recycling Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, Recycling (L2U6L4), the two friends pack their lunches for a picnic at the park, and Moby reminds Ben to use eco-friendly products, such as reusable bottles and bags. When t...

Batteries Lesson Plan: How Does a Battery Work?

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources and a hands-on investigation to learn how batteries operate....

Cool Science Careers: Imagine Yourself Game Lesson Plan

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 5-8, students explore cool science careers by using an online game to take on the role of a scientists in the fields of Neuropsychology, Toxicology, ...