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.

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...

Parenthood Lesson Plan

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Parenthood. Then they use Make-a-Map feature (or a downloadable graphic organizer) to assess the cause and effects ass...

Mummies Lesson Plan: Make a Tomato Mummy

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Mummies and Ancient Egyptian mummification practices. Then they’ll make their own mummified Pharaoh’s ...

Make-a-Map Lesson Plan: Life Cycle

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Students use Make-a-Map to recreate the featured life cycle....

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...