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Touch Screens Lesson Plan: Make a Diagram

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Touch Screens to discover how the capacitive touch screens in our smartphones, tablets, laptops, and more work.  Then ...

Corn Plant Lesson Plan: Build-A-Plant Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students use the drag-and-drop game Build-A-Plant: Corn to explore the structures and substructures of a corn plant. Working in pairs or small groups, s...

Concussion Lesson Plan: Create an Informational Brochure

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Concussions and explore the other features in this topic to learn about the causes and effects of concussions. They wi...

Autism Lesson Plan: Create an Autism Awareness Campaign

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including how it affects people in different ways and behavioral sign...

How Water Changes and Moves Lesson Plan: Water Cycle Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play the Water Cycle Game which challenges them to figure out how water molecules change form and move through the world in order to collect eno...

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...