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.

Rainbow Lesson Plan: Make a Rainbow

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about rainbows--what they are and how they form.  Applying what they learn, students analyze a real rainbow...

Wildfires Lesson Plan: Identifying Cause and Effect

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Wildfires to discover what causes wildfires and both their negative and positive effects. Next, they will apply their ...

Programming Lesson Plan: Run Marco! Game

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 1-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to explore computer coding, algorithms, and programming....

Observational Skills and Spectrogram Lesson Plan: Bird Song Hero Game

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In this Bird Song Hero lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 2-8, students use their observational skills to match each bird song to its corresponding spectrogram (a visual representation of the s...

Virtual Labs Lesson Plan: Understanding Water Activity

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In this Virtual Labs lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 4-12, students are introduced to water activity levels in food....

Virtual Labs Lesson Plan: Controlling Water Activity in Food

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In this Virtual Labs lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-12, students explore an online interactive game to learn about controlling water activity in food....

2.6.4 Recycling Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, Recycling (L2U6L4), the two friends pack their lunches for a picnic at the park, and Moby reminds Ben to use eco-friendly products, such as reusable bottles and bags. When t...

Batteries Lesson Plan: How Does a Battery Work?

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources and a hands-on investigation to learn how batteries operate....

Cool Science Careers: Imagine Yourself Game Lesson Plan

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 5-8, students explore cool science careers by using an online game to take on the role of a scientists in the fields of Neuropsychology, Toxicology, ...

Scientist Role Play Lesson Plan: MedMyst Animal Alert! Game

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students will use an online game to explore how 3 careers in science are interrelated. During game play, they will determine why a mysterious il...