Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.

Parliamentary System Lesson Plan: Determining a Government for a New Country

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to discover what a parliamentary system of government is and how it compares and contrasts with the system of govern...

Be an Informed Voter: Cast Your Vote Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play Cast Your Vote, a game in which they experience the different ways to evaluate candidates running for office, such as political debates, re...

Forces Lesson Plan: Air Resistance Egg Drop Parachute Experiment

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Forces to learn about what force is and how forces, such as gravity, friction, and air resistance, affect movement. Th...

Fighting Off Infection Lesson Plan: Immune System Defender Game

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, challenges students to use what they know and explore the immune system by playing a game in which they keep an infection from invading a body. The first m...

Wangari Maathai Lesson Plan: Write and Deliver a Persuasive Speech

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Wangari Maathai, a global leader for women’s rights and conservation. Using what they learn about the...

Classical Conditioning Lesson Plan: Pavlov’s Dog Game

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, challenges students to use what they learn about classical conditioning to play a game in which they train a dog to drool on command. Students experiment un...

BirdSleuth Sound Lesson Plan: Bird Song Hero Game

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In this BirdSleuth lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-8, students learn about sound and how spectrograms reflect pitch and duration. Students then create their own spectrogram to represent so...

Discussion Questions for the Bird Song Hero Game

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Guide students to explore the following questions for the Bird Song Hero game: How is a spectrogram similar to a musical score? What can you learn from a spectrogram that is different fr...

Mission US: City of Immigrants Lesson Plan

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In this social studies lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students will use BrainPOP resources (including the Mission US: City of Immigrants online simulation) to explore the lives of the...

3.5.3 Third Conditional Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie Ancient Egypt (L3U5L3), Ben and Moby try to imagine what life was like at the time of pyramids, pharaohs, and mummies as they explore an ancient Egypt museum exhibit. In this...