Virtual Labs: Testing for Corn Mold Mycotoxins Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan accompanies Virtual Labs: Testing for Corn Mold Mycotoxins, which is adaptable for grades 8-12. This interactive lab challenges students to use UV light to detect mold on corn, then t...

Student Animation: Tim, Moby and Winston Churchill!

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This student animation about Winston Churchill proves that BrainPOP is much more than a movie and a quiz!  BrainPOP can also be used as inspiration for student animation projects! This animation was p...
Health Game Learning Objectives

Ninja Kitchen: Health Game Learning Objectives

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Can your students take the heat in this kitchen? Ninja Kitchen health game learning objectives include: Learning the importance of washing hands before eating and cooking Understanding t...
Monster School Bus Game Tips and Tricks

Monster School Bus Game Tips and Tricks

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Unlocking All Levels On the level select screen, you can press the Shift and C keys simultaneously to unlock all the levels in the game. You want students to use this feature in order to jump ahead a...

Executive Command Essential Questions

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How and why are governments established? What are the potential advantages and disadvantages of the checks and balances system? What are the benefits and problems of being in charge of the exec...

Martin Esterman: Games, Math Fluency and Award Winning Ways

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Martin Esterman, the National STEM Video Game Challenge winner, joins us for a webinar on math fluency and the Common Core State Standards for Math practice. Martin tells us why he’s decided to use ga...

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...

Invasion Science Game

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Visit the lesson ideas page to find resources for the Invasion, a free online science game that also reinforces social studies and language arts skills....

Virtual Labs: Gram Staining Lesson Plan

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore bacteria, pasteurization, and food safety in a virtual lab. Students learn how bacteria can be helpful and harmful to the human...
Free Math Games

Math Snacks: Free Math Games and Animations from NMSU and GameUp!

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Drs. Karen Trujillo and Barbara Chamberlin of New Mexico State University introduce Math Snacks, a collection of free math games and animations designed to address math learning gaps in grades 5-7. Wa...