Ready, set, PRINT! In this BrainPOP movie on printers, you’ll find out everything you need to know about computer printing. In the movie, Tim and Moby will teach about the differences between inkjet and laser printing and how it is that a printer transfers what’s on your computer to paper. You’ll also learn all about the main components of printers — anyone want to know what a printer drum does? — and you can find out the physical differences between color and black-and-white printing. Best of all, after you’re done, you can put your new knowledge to work by printing out one of BrainPOP’s games, experiments, or quizzes! So get to it and check out our printing movie!
In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore 3D printing. Students will learn what 3D printers can and cannot do and sketch a useful object that they'd like to make with a 3D printer. Students with 3D printer access will also be able to print their own 3D Moby. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to identify important accomplishments in the life of Thomas Edison. Students will also research later inventions that utilized Edison's scientific findings and/or improved on his inventions. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn about planning projects when they create a science fair exhibit. They will select their topic, explore the criteria for planning, and design a compelling and realistic experiment based on their topic. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »