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.

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...

Food Webs Lesson Plan: Describe movement of energy through an ecosystem

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Food Webs, and addresses the standard of describing the movement of energy through an ecosystem from an initial producer. Students demonstrate understanding ...

Density Lesson Plan: Understand density as the relationship between mass and volume

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Density, and addresses standards about identifying properties of matter and understanding density as it relates to mass and volume. Students demonstrate und...

Invasive Species Lesson Plan: Ecosystems

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Invasive Species Lesson Plan.  This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Invasive Species, and addresses the standard of evaluating how biologica...

Sun Protection Lesson Plan: Health and Safety

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Sun Protection Lesson Plan.  This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Sun Protection. Its content and activities are intended to educate student...

Ecosystems Lesson Plan: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Ecosystems Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Ecosystems, and supports students’ understanding that organisms are dependent on...

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...