Misplaced Modifier Lesson Plan: Create a Cartoon

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources to learn about misplaced modifiers, including dangling and squinting modifiers. Using what they learn, ...

Autism Lesson Plan: Create an Autism Awareness Campaign

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including how it affects people in different ways and behavioral sign...
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Challenge Students With Our Newest Feature

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We’re thrilled to announce the beta launch of our newest feature, the Challenge! The auto-graded,  mobile-ready Challenge is designed to help measure students’ understanding of a given topic and provi...

Digital Citizenship Lesson Plan: Digital Compass

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, features the innovative game Digital Compass, in which players explore how decisions they make in their digital lives affect other aspects of their lives. ...

Digital Compass: SnapThought Prompts

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Have your students signed up for individual accounts? If you have a school-wide subscription to BrainPOP, students will be able to use our SnapThought ® tool to play Meaning of Beep. The SnapThough...

Wave on a String Investigation Lesson Plan: PhET Wave on a String Simulation

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 9-12, students construct their own definitions for amplitude, tension, damping and frequency using the interactive simulation Wave on a String as a guide. As ...

The Greenhouse Effect Lesson Plan: Molecules and Light

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students use an interactive simulation called Molecules and Light to examine how different wavelengths of light affect certain molecules....

Exploring Point-Slope of a Line: PhET Graphing Lines Simulation

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In this lesson plan, students use an interactive simulation called Graphing Lines to explore the parameters of the slope formula and how modifying the graph affects the equation or modifying the equat...

Exploring Concentration Lesson Plan: PhET Concentration Simulation

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students use an interactive simulation called Concentration to explore the concentration of different solutes and solvents. This simulation covers sever...

Reducing the National Debt Lesson Plan: The Fiscal Ship Game

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, features the game The Fiscal Ship, from our partners the Hutchins Center at Brookings and the Serious Games Initiative at the Woodrow Wilson Center. The ga...