Virtual Lab: PhET Color Vision Simulation Lesson Plan

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In this lesson plan, students investigate how colors are seen by the eye through additive and subtractive processes. Then they connect their discoveries to real word situations that use these processe...

Balancing Act Inquiry: PhET Balancing Act Simulation

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In this lesson plan, students use an interactive simulation to describe the factors whether objects will balance each other, predict how changing the position of mass on a balance will affect the moti...

What’s My Area Lesson Plan: PhET Area Builder Simulation

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In this lesson plan, students use an interactive simulation to investigate the mathematical science of area and the different ways to calculate and find area. Area is defined as the amount of space a ...

Area Builder Lesson Plan: PhET Interactive Simulations

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In this lesson plan, students use an interactive simulation called Area Builder to figure out the area of a rectangle with fractional side lengths. Then they multiply fractional side lengths to discov...

3.5.2 Vocabulary Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ESL movie, If We Lived There (L3U5L2), Ben and Moby take their minds off shoveling snow by imagining what life would be like if they lived on a tropical island. If only it weren’t a ...

The Meaning of Beep Lesson Plan: A Context Clues Game

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This lesson plan, adaptable for all BrainPOP topics, challenges students to play a game called The Meaning of Beep in which they use context clues to figure out the meaning of an unknown word associat...

Election Prediction Lesson Plan: Voters Ed Trial Edition

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, is built around Voters Ed: Trial Edition, an interactive designed to help students better understand the presidential election process. After watching a Br...

The Popular Vote vs. the Electoral Vote: Voters Ed Trial Edition

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, is built around Voters Ed: Trial Edition, an interactive designed to help students better understand the presidential election process. The objective of th...

Active & Passive Voice Lesson Plan: Create a Cartoon in Active or Passive Voice

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources to learn about active and passive voice, and the differences between the tone and focus of each. They w...

2.5.4 Word Order Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ESL movie, We Planned the Trip (L2U5L4), Ben is packing for a beach vacation. He and Moby have to leave very early the next morning. Will they make it to the bus on time? In this lesso...