Classroom Activities: Sink or Float

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These classroom activities are designed to complement the Sink or Float topic on BrainPOP Jr. Sinking Soda Bring in cans of regular soda and diet soda and have students predict which will sink and...

Classroom Activities: Simple Machines

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These classroom activities are designed to complement the Simple Machines topic on BrainPOP Jr. Ramping Up Have small groups or pairs create ramps using a book and building blocks. Then give each ...

Classroom Activities: Solar System

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These classroom activities are designed to complement the Solar System topic on BrainPOP Jr. Planetarium If possible visit a natural history museum or planetarium together and explore. Many museum...

Classroom Activities: Earth

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These classroom activities are designed to complement the Earth topic on BrainPOP Jr. Creative Writing Aliens Is there life on other planets? Hold a discussion with your students and invite volunt...

Classroom Activities: Scientific Method

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These classroom activities are designed to complement the Scientific Method topic on BrainPOP Jr. Science Handbook Create a science handbook together. Review the steps of the scientific method and...

Classroom Activities: Seasons

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These classroom activities are designed to complement the Seasons topic on BrainPOP Jr. Season to Season As a long-term project, have your students observe and record the weather each week of the ...

Classroom Activities: Mars

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These classroom activities are designed to complement the Mars topic on BrainPOP Jr. Compare and Contrast Have students look at images of Mars' surface on the Internet or at the library. Invite ...

Classroom Activities: Science Projects

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These classroom activities are designed to complement the Science Projects topic on BrainPOP Jr. Paper Airplane Challenge Teach students how to make a classic paper airplane. You can find simple d...

Classroom Activities: Magnets

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These classroom activities are designed to complement the Magnets topic on BrainPOP Jr. Gone Fishing Have small groups tie a magnet on the end of a stick. Then have one group member fill a sha...

Classroom Activities: Winter

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These classroom activities are designed to complement the Winter topic on BrainPOP Jr. Winter Wonderland Tell the class you will be taking an imaginary vacation to a winter wonderland. Have studen...