Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.

Projectile Investigation Lesson Plan: Projectile Motion

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In this middle school lesson plan, students use an interactive simulation called Projectile Motion to design and conduct their own experiment....

Introduction to Pendulums Lesson Plan: Pendulum Lab

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In this middle school lesson plan developed by our partner, PhET, students use an interactive simulation called Pendulum Lab to design controlled experiments to identify how variables affect the motio...

Series and Parallel Circuits Lesson Plan: Circuit Construction Kit DC

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students use an interactive simulation called Circuit Construction Kit: DC to construct series and parallel circuits and qualitatively explore their cha...

Internet Searches Lesson Plan: Search Shark Game

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In this internet searches lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online game) to practice identifying keywords that result in relevant informa...

Quandary Lesson Plan for Differentiation and ELL Support

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This lesson plan suggests a variety of activities for differentiation and ELL support....

3.1.1 Endangered Animals Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, Endangered Animals (L3U1L1), Ben and Moby visit the aquarium where they see endangered species and discuss how people can help save them. In this activity, adaptable for gra...

3.1.1 Passive Voice Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, Endangered Animals (L3U1L1), Ben and Moby visit the aquarium where they see some endangered species and discuss how people can help save them. In this lesson plan, adaptable...

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...

Author Studies with BrainPOP Lesson Plan: Choose Your Favorite Writer!

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In this author studies lesson plan, which is adaptable for any grade level, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the life and works of their favorite writer. Students will read two or more books...

Eyes Lesson Plan: How Do We See?

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 4-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how the human eye functions. Students will watch a brief movie on the eye and complete a set of grap...