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.

Build-A-Bird Lesson Plan: All About Bird Anatomy

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, features All About Birds Anatomy, a virtual bird interactive in which students build birds from the inside out. As they play, students discover the name an...

Copernicus Lesson Plan: Analyze a Primary Source

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the astronomer and mathematician Nicolaus Copernicus and his theories about Earth. They’ll discover h...

Respiratory System Lesson Plan: Build-A-Body Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students use the drag-and-drop game Build-A-Body: Respiratory System to assemble a human respiratory system from organs. Case studies challenge students ...

Circulatory System Lesson Plan: Build-A-Body Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students use the drag-and-drop game Build-a-Body: Circulatory System to assemble the human circulatory system from its organs. Case studies challenge stu...

Excretory System Lesson Plan: Build-A-Body Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students use the drag-and-drop game Build-a-Body: Excretory System to assemble a human excretory system from organs. Case studies challenge students to p...

Skeletal System Lesson Plan: Build-a-Body Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students use the drag-and-drop game Build-a-Body: Skeletal System to assemble a skeletal system from the major bones of the human body and discover how t...

Nervous System Lesson Plan: Build-a-Body Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students use the drag-and-drop game Build-a-Body: Nervous System to build a human nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves...

Touch Screens Lesson Plan: Make a Diagram

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Touch Screens to discover how the capacitive touch screens in our smartphones, tablets, laptops, and more work.  Then ...

Corn Plant Lesson Plan: Build-A-Plant Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students use the drag-and-drop game Build-A-Plant: Corn to explore the structures and substructures of a corn plant. Working in pairs or small groups, s...

Soybean Plant Lesson Plan: Build-a-Plant Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students use the interactive drag-and-drop game Build-a-Plant: Soybean to explore the structures and substructures of a soybean plant. Working in pairs ...