Lesson Resources for Incorporating Student-Created Games

December 2, 2012

BrainPOP's GameUp features lots of student-made games. Learn how to use student-designed games in your classroom and support students in creating their own games! Here are some ideas and resourc...

Food Safety Lesson Plan: Ninja Kitchen Game

November 18, 2012

In this food safety lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students will use BrainPOP resources and an online health game to explore the principals of food safety. Students will learn the imp...

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Lesson Plan: The Quandary Game

October 24, 2012

In this problem solving lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use a free online game called Quandary to practice ethics, critical thinking and problem solving skills....

Persuasive Arguments About Water Ecology Lesson Plan: Citizen Science Game

September 26, 2012

In this multi-day lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources to practice crafting reasoned arguments and explore water ecology and the effect of humans on the en...

Game-Based Learning Using Guts and Bolts

September 19, 2012

Superstar BrainPOP Educator Robert Miller provides a game-based learning overview screencast of BrainPOP's popular science and health learning game on body systems called Guts N' Bolts. Robert discus...

Eyes Lesson Plan: How Do We See?

September 16, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 4-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how the human eye functions. Students will watch a brief movie on the eye and complete a set of gra...

Water Cycle Lesson Plan: Create Your Own Water Cycle

September 16, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 2-6, student use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the water cycle. Students will use hands-on materials to create and observe their ...

Electricity Lesson Plan: Exploring Currents, Circuits, and Electromagnetism

September 14, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 4-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore various aspects of electricity. Students will identify pertinent questions related to electrical cur...

Lord of the Flies Language Arts Game

August 30, 2012

Visit the Lesson Ideas page to find resources for Lord of the Flies, a free online English language arts game....

And the Gold Award Winner is. . . . Guts and Bolts!

August 24, 2012

Just like Jamaican running superstar Usain Bolt crossed the finish line for a gold at the Olympics- "Guts and Bolts" - one of BrainPOP's own games on GameUp - is now a gold award winner all its own! T...