Latitude and Longitude

Do you know where you are? Let Tim and Moby help you figure it out with this BrainPOP movie on latitude and longitude! You’ll discover why these two measures involve invisible lines, as well as how the lines work. You’ll also find out how to pinpoint your location on the earth using a special grid, what the Prime Meridian is, why it runs through a town in England, and where 0 degree latitude lies. Plus, figure out how to keep latitude and longitude straight once and for all. Watch this movie and you’ll never get lost again!

Latitude and Longitude Differentiated Lesson Plan

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-5, students will use BrainPOP resources to explore latitude and longitude in differentiated activities. See more »

Tilting Temperatures Lesson Plan: Seasonal Temperature Changes vs. Global Climate Change

  In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how the tilt of the Earth creates seasonal temperatures. Students will learn how global warming is caused by changes in the Earth’s atmosphere, and develop a plan to reduce their personal carbon footprint. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

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