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Menstrual Cycle Lesson Plan: Make a Movie

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, invites students to explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the menstrual cycle. After identifying the sequence of stages of the menstrual cycle, student...

Menstrual Cycle Lesson Plan: Make a Movie

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, invites students to explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the menstrual cycle. After identifying the sequence of stages of the menstrual cycle, students...

Exploring How Light Behaves at Boundaries Lesson Plan: Bending Light

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students use an interactive simulation called Bending Light to explore the bending of light between two media with different indices of refraction. Stud...

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...

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...

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 ...

Copernicus Lesson Plan: Analyze a Primary Source

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the astronomer and mathematician Nicolaus Copernicus and his theories about Earth. They’ll discover h...

Skeletal System Lesson Plan: Build-a-Body Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students use the drag-and-drop game Build-a-Body: Skeletal System to assemble a skeletal system from the major bones of the human body and discover how t...