Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6–8 texts and topics.

Scientific Process Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Scientific Process, and can be completed over several class periods. See suggested times for each section.   OBJECTIVES Students will: Activate...

Coronavirus Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Coronavirus, and can be completed over several class periods. See suggested times for each section.   OBJECTIVES Students will: Activate p...

Cancer Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Cancer, and can be completed over several class periods. See suggested times for each section.   OBJECTIVES Students will: Activate prio...

Nutrient System and Sustainability Lesson Plan: Lakeland Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 7-12, students play Lakeland, a game that introduces them to the complex relationship between farming, soil nutrition, and lake pollution. In the game, studen...

Engineering Design Process Lesson Plan: Solve a Problem

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the Engineering Design Process (EDP). Using what they learn, students apply EDP to solve a problem, a...

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. ...

Life Cycle of Stars Lesson Plan: Journey Through an Exploded Star

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-9, students discover, explore, and play to  learn about the life cycle of stars and the connection between elements and space. The culminating activity, Jou...

Lab Safety Lesson Plan: Create Safety Rules Posters

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Lab Safety and explore the other features in this topic to fully understand why lab safety rules are important. Studen...

Humidity Lesson Plan: Condensation & Dew Point Experiment

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students watch the BrainPOP movie Humidity to learn about humidity's role in weather and the water cycle. Students will then conduct an experiment to und...

Jupiter Lesson Plan: Produce a Travelogue

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Jupiter to learn all about the largest planet in the solar system, from the mysterious substance at its core to the do...