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.

Computer Programming Lesson Plan: Computational Thinking

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Computer Programming Lesson Plan.  This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Computer Programming, and supports the standard of decomposing a prob...

Grace Hopper Lesson Plan: Science, Technology, and Society

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* Click to open and customize your own copy of the Grace Hopper Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Grace Hopper, and supports the standard of analyzing the role of scientists a...

Solstice and Equinox Lesson Plan: Earth’s Place in the Universe

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Solstice and Equinox Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Solstice and Equinox, and supports the standard of using a model of th...

Autumn Lesson Plan: Discover the chemical properties of leaves and how they create color change

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Autumn Leaves, and supports the standard of applying scientific ideas to understanding the chemical properties of leaves and how they create color change. St...

Hibernation Lesson Plan: Understand how animals adapt to cold weather

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Hibernation, and addresses standards associated to animal adaptations and the internal and external functions that support survival. Students demonstrate un...

Everglades Lesson Plan: Humans and the Environment

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Everglades, and addresses the standard of identifying ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth's resources and environment. Student...

Kinetic Energy Lesson Plan: Energy

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Kinetic Energy Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Kinetic Energy, and supports the standard of constructing arguments to suppo...

Energy Sources Lesson Plan: Describe natural energy and fuel sources

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Energy Sources, and supports the standard of describing natural energy and fuel sources, and how their use impacts the environment. Students demonstrate unde...

Potential Energy Lesson Plan: Energy

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Potential Energy Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Potential Energy, and supports the standard of constructing arguments to s...

Magnetism Lesson Plan: Describe the effects of magnetic forces

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Magnetism, and addresses standards about identifying cause and effect relationships of magnetic interactions. Students demonstrate understanding through a va...