Analyze the author’s purpose in providing an explanation, describing a procedure, or discussing an experiment in a text.

Eclipse Lesson Plan: Make a Pinhole Camera

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about what an eclipse is and what causes them.  Then they’ll make their own pinhole cameras (activity adapte...

Reptile Lesson Plan: Guess the Reptile Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about reptiles generally and the four categories they fall into -- lizards, snakes, turtles/tortoises, and ...

Trout Anatomy Lesson Plan: Build-A-Trout Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students use the interactive simulation Build-A-Trout to explore a trout’s organs and understand how they work in relation to each other. Working in pair...

Fungal Cell Lesson Plan: Build-A-Cell Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students use the drag-and-drop game Build-a-Cell: Fungal to explore the organelles that make up a fungal cell. Working in pairs or small groups, students...

Bacterial Cell Lesson Plan: Build-A-Cell Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students use the drag-and-drop game Build-A-Cell: Bacterial to explore the organelles that make up a bacterial cell. Working in pairs or small groups, st...

Animal Cell Lesson Plan: Build-A-Cell Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students use the drag-and-drop game Build-A-Cell: Animal to explore the organelles that make up an animal cell. Working in pairs or small groups, student...

Plant Cell Lesson Plan: Build-A-Cell Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students use the drag-and-drop game Build-A-Cell: Plant to explore the organelles that make up a plant cell. Working in pairs or small groups, students d...

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...

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 ...

Environmental Solutions Lesson Plan: A Webquest

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In this environmental solutions lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources, a WebQuest, and a graphic organizer to investigate different environmental prob...