Internet Safety

The Internet is a fun place to learn and communicate with friends, but it's important to be safe online! What should you do if a stranger contacts you online? In this movie, you’ll learn how to e-mail, chat, and surf the web while keeping you and your computer safe. You’ll explore computer viruses and how they can be downloaded to your computer and cause problems. Find out how to keep your passwords and personal information private.

Make-a-Movie Lesson Plan: Produce a Public Service Announcement (PSA)

Students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about a health or safety topic and present their findings as a public service announcement using BrainPOP’s Make-a-Movie tool. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Internet Safety Background Information for Teachers, Parents and Caregivers

This page provides information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about internet safety. It is designed to complement the Internet Safety topic page on BrainPOP Jr. See more »

Classroom Activities: Internet Safety

These classroom activities are designed to complement the Internet Safety topic on BrainPOP Jr. See more »

Family and Homeschool Activities: Internet Safety

These family and homeschool activities are designed to complement the Internet Safety topic on BrainPOP Jr. See more »

No Bully Zone Lesson Plan: Responding to and Preventing Bullying

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to define bullying (and/or cyberbullying) and explain its effects. Students then create a flyer demonstrating how to prevent and respond appropriately to bullying and/or cyberbullying. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Programming Lesson Plan: Run Marco! Game

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 1-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to explore computer coding, algorithms, and programming. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Sharing Information Online Lesson Plan: The Share Jumper Game

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online game) to practice identifying the when and hows about sharing information online. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Online Safety with Storybird Lesson Plan: Understanding When to Ask for Parental Permission

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to explore the importance of online and real world safety. Students will create an account on Kerpoof at home with a trusted adult, and explain how they became members of Kerpoof (and the trusted adult that helped them). See more »
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4 comments
  1. Ronna Van Veghel said:

    I like how BrainPop gives you many different resources to use with the Internet Safety topic. They gear them to different age levels, different learning styles and are aligned with Common Core Standards. It helps knowing how, where and when to use the resources in BrainPop and incorporate them into a bigger unit.

  2. KatS said:

    I really like how there are different ways to teach internet safety. There are different elements to being safe and I think BrainPop has narrowed each down and created interesting and engaging lessons for each one.

  3. Lauren Hickman said:

    I love that with the latest update, the word wall has become word play. This gives more options for vocabulary interaction! I also love the way that resources are grouped here for teachers to choose what they can use with students. This allows educators to see how far they can take the topic besides looking at face value. This is the one-stop shop! Great job, BrainPop!

  4. Jaime Chanter said:

    These lesson ideas are fantastic!! I love that they give specific grade levels and the content standard alignment! There are endless resources and scripts to make it very user friendly for teachers. My favorite idea that can easily implemented and revisited often as well as shared with parents/community/other teachers is to create a safe site list of favorite websites the class often visits. Excellent job, BrainPOP!