By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Gravity Lesson Plan: Forces and Interactions

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Gravity Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Gravity, and supports the standard of analyzing the effects of forces on the motion...

Food Chains Lesson Plan: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Food Chains Lesson Plan.  This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Food Chains, and supports the standard of developing a model to describe the m...

Heat Transfer Lesson Plan: Energy

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Heat Transfer Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Heat Transfer, and supports the standard of making observations to provide ev...

Genetics Lesson Plan: Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits

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* Click to open and customize your own copy of the Genetics Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Genetics, and supports the standard of understanding that organisms transfer gene...

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 ...

Invasive Species Lesson Plan: Ecosystems

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Invasive Species Lesson Plan.  This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Invasive Species, and addresses the standard of evaluating how biologica...

Locate an Earthquake’s Epicenter Lesson Plan: Earthquake Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play the Earthquake Game, a simulation game that challenges them to find the epicenter of an earthquake and identify when and how powerfully it ...