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.

Asexual Reproduction Lesson Plan: Charades

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students watch the BrainPOP movie Asexual Reproduction to investigate how some living things come from  a single organism, and inherit the genes of that ...

Menstrual Cycle Lesson Plan: Make a Movie

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, invites students to explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the menstrual cycle. After identifying the sequence of stages of the menstrual cycle, students...

Particle Accelerators Lesson Plan: When Particles Collide Movie

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources about particle accelerators, including what they are, what they do, and why scientists developed them.T...

Atomic Bonding Lesson Plan: Atom Touch

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play Atom Touch, a simulation that invites learners to explore principles of thermodynamics and molecular dynamics. Specifically, they gain a ha...

Computational Modeling Lesson Plan: Marvelous Models

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play Marvelous Models, a game that challenges them to create models from scratch. Through play, students gain insight into a system through the ...

Molecule Arrangement Lesson Plan: Crystal Cave

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play Crystal Cave, a game that challenges them to arrange molecules of different shapes and properties into an ordered, stable configuration. Th...

Computer Coding Lesson Plan: Creative Coding

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about topics related to computer coding. Then they’ll show what they know about the topic by completing one...

Forming Ionic Compounds Lesson Plan: Collisions Ionic Bonding

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, features the game Collisions: Ionic Bonding. The game challenges students to build ionic compounds that satisfy target ratios. As they move up levels, the c...

Create Your Own Bird Lesson Plan: Flap to the Future

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This lesson plan--developed by the BirdSleuth K-12 project at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology--is adaptable for grades 3-12 and features Flap to the Future, a game designed for students to explore and ...

Bird Flight Lesson Plan: Flap to the Future

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This lesson plan--developed by the BirdSleuth K-12 project at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology--is adaptable for grades 3-12 and features Flap to the Future, a game designed for students to explore and ...