September 11th

On September 11th, 2001 the course of American history changed forever. In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will explain just what happened on that fateful day. You’ll first hear a basic timeline of major events that occurred that morning. Tim and Moby will also talk a little bit about terrorism and the underlying causes of this terrible tragedy. In particular, you’ll learn about a network called al Qaeda, and discover what a man named Osama bin Laden had to do with it all. You’ll also find out what happened in the aftermath of 9/11, and how people came together to start rebuilding. This is an important topic on a major event in American history that you should definitely understand. So click the link to find out more.

U.S. History Lesson Plan: Exploring Cause and Effect

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students select two topics in United States history and use BrainPOP resources to explore the relationship between those topics. Students will work collaboratively to determine the cause and effect relationships and present their research to the class in a creative format of their choice. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »