Online Safety

You’ve got mail! Surfing the Web can be fun and informative, but it can be dangerous, too. Let Tim and Moby help you sort out the good from the bad as you learn some rules to keep you safe in this BrainPOP movie on online safety. Figure out how to keep your identity a secret, how to identify people who might not be a nice as they seem, and who can help you stay safe. You’ll also discover some rules that are good to follow both online and in life and what can happen if you break the World Wide Web code of conduct. Finally, you’ll find out about some places that are good for kids to hang out online. Here’s a hint: BrainPOP is definitely one of them!

Digital Citizenship 4-Month Unit

Developed by Certified BrainPOP Educator Kathleen Weil, this four-month long Digital Citizenship unit covers the following 8 BrainPOP topics (2 per month) from the Digital Citizenship collection: See more »

Make-a-Movie Lesson Plan: Digital Citizenship

This lesson plan features BrainPOP’s collection of Digital Citizenship resources, and is adaptable to all topics in the collection. In this lesson, students explore digital citizenship topics, then apply what they learn by creating a BrainPOP-style movie using the Make-a-Movie tool. Finally, students present their movies to their peers and follow up with a q & a. This strategy makes it possible for all students to learn about every topic within a digital citizenship theme--the one they present and the ones their peers are presenting to them.   This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Internet Searches Lesson Plan: Search Shark Game

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online game) to practice identifying keywords that result in relevant information for a given internet search. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  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 »

Evaluating Online Sources Lesson Plan: Is Everything on the Internet True?

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP resources to learn how to conduct effective internet research. Students will analyze research on the internet and explore how they can determine what is not true and what is factual online. 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 »

Online Safety Board Games Lesson Plan: Identify Internet Safety Rules

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to identify and analyze basic Internet safety rules. Students then create game boards which the class can play to reinforce the safety rules and encourage critical thinking. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »
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