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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, ...

Cell Division Process Lesson Plan: Control of the Cell Cycle Game

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, challenges students to use what they know about cell division to play a game in which they control cell division from inside a cell’s nucleus. They must mak...

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 ...

Fighting Off Infection Lesson Plan: Immune System Defender Game

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, challenges students to use what they know and explore the immune system by playing a game in which they keep an infection from invading a body. The first m...

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, ...

Scientist Role Play Lesson Plan: MedMyst Animal Alert! Game

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students will use an online game to explore how 3 careers in science are interrelated. During game play, they will determine why a mysterious il...

Organs and Body Systems Lesson Plan: The Guts and Bolts Game

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In this organs and body systems lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the primary functions of various body systems. Students will also explore the...

Plant Growth Lesson Plan: What Plants Need Interactive

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use a free online science interactive to explore how a plant's environmental conditions affect its growth and development. Students wor...