There’s something fishy in here! Fish are the largest group of vertebrates, so Tim and Moby would like to tell you all about them! In this BrainPop movie, they describe just what makes a fish a fish. You’ll learn about the special features of a fish’s body, from its fins to its gills to other specialized parts like sucker-mouths and swim bladders. Find out the differences between the three main types of fish, which include bony fish, cartilaginous fish, and agnathan or jawless fish. Discover how it is that fish do all that breathing under water! And you’ll find out why fish are such an important part of the human diet. Believe us, you’ll dig this movie, heart and sole!
In this lesson plan which is adaptable for students in grades 3-12, students will explore the effects of invasive species. They will participate in a game simulation in which they must stop carp (a non-native species) from progressing through the waterways to Lake Michigan. (more...) This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore various types of animals and their classification. Students then create a collaborative BrainPOP-based lesson to teach other students about the diversity of life through a selected animal or animal characteristic. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »