Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks.

Fossil Fuels Lesson Plan: Earth and Human Activity 

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Fossil Fuels Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Fossil Fuels, and supports the standard of constructing an argument for how hu...

Computational Thinking Lesson Plan: Pixel Picture Algorithms

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources to learn about Computational Thinking. Then they use computational thinking to design an algorithm. ...

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...

Projectile Investigation Lesson Plan: Projectile Motion

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In this middle school lesson plan, students use an interactive simulation called Projectile Motion to design and conduct their own experiment....

Introduction to Pendulums Lesson Plan: Pendulum Lab

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In this middle school lesson plan developed by our partner, PhET, students use an interactive simulation called Pendulum Lab to design controlled experiments to identify how variables affect the motio...

Scientific Method Lesson Plan: Play a Game and Make a Movie

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the steps of the scientific process and discover that the steps are applicable to any kind of experime...

Virtual Labs: Using the Microscope Lesson Plan

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students practice using a microscope in a virtual lab. Using BrainPOP resources, they first learn how microscopes work, and then through a virtu...

How Far Can it Fly? Lesson Plan: Hot Air Balloon

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play Hot Air Balloon, a simulation game that challenges students to use their knowledge of buoyancy and gravity to keep a hot air balloon flying...

Magnetism Lesson Plan: Magnet Hunt!

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play Magnet Hunt, a game that invites students to use their knowledge of magnets and magnetic fields as well as a toolbox filled with compasses,...

Programming Lesson Plan: Run Marco! Game

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 1-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to explore computer coding, algorithms, and programming....