Analyze the author’s purpose in providing an explanation, describing a procedure, or discussing an experiment in a text, defining the question the author seeks to address.

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...

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...

Desalination Game Lesson Plan

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-12, students work collaboratively to explore a challenging puzzle game which simulates a desalination machine....

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...

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...

Energy Technology and Science Industries Lesson Plan: STEM Careers of the Future

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In this STEM lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students will analyze a slideshow of the 10 best careers of the future. Students will use BrainPOP and other internet resources to researc...