Spring, summer, winter, fall. Learn why the seasons really come and go in this BrainPOP movie! In it, Tim and Moby will show you how the tilt of the earth and its orbit around the sun affect the changing weather. You’ll see why the Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere have opposite seasons, and why tropical areas stay warm year-round. Find out what makes the seasons change so rapidly at the North and South Poles. Plus, Tim will explain the significance of the summer and winter solstices and the vernal and autumnal equinoxes. Hint: They’re not connected to the behavior of small, ground-dwelling rodents!
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn which animals hibernate and why. Students will also explore what happens to animals when they hibernate and complete a variety of activities at various stations (centers) to demonstrate their knowledge of hibernation. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how animals adapt to cold weather. Students will also explain the process of hibernation using related vocabulary terms. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn about planning projects when they create a science fair exhibit. They will select their topic, explore the criteria for planning, and design a compelling and realistic experiment based on their topic. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »