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.

Sun Protection Lesson Plan: Learn How to Stay Safe in the Sun

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Sun Protection. Its content and activities are intended to educate students on the dangers of the Sun, and the importance of protecting themselves from its ...

Ecosystems Lesson Plan: Understand How Organisms Interact with their Environments

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Ecosystems, and supports students’ understanding that organisms are dependent on their interactions with living and nonliving things in their environments. ...

Investigate Venomous Marine Snails Lesson Plan: BioDive Game

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Click to download lesson plans for the game BioDive, an immersive virtual reality experience, adaptable for grades 5-9.  The game challenges students to practice observation and documentation as...

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...