Projectile Motion Simulation Overview for Teachers

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In this sim, students investigate the the factors that affect a projectile’s trajectory, such as angle, height, initial speed, and air resistance....

Projectile Motion Video Primer

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This video primer is an introduction to the Projectile Motion simulation’s features and uses. Since sims are designed to be exploratory, this video is recommended for teacher viewing only....

Introduction to Pendulums Lesson Plan: Pendulum Lab

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In this middle school lesson plan developed by our partner, PhET, students use an interactive simulation called Pendulum Lab to design controlled experiments to identify how variables affect the motio...

Pendulum Lab Simulation Overview for Teachers

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In this sim, students play with pendulums and discover which factors (e.g., length, mass, gravity, angle) affect motion. Then they design controlled experiments that they take to the moon to determine...

Series and Parallel Circuits Lesson Plan: Circuit Construction Kit DC

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students use an interactive simulation called Circuit Construction Kit: DC to construct series and parallel circuits and qualitatively explore their cha...

Circuit Construction Kit-DC: SnapThought Prompts

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Have your students signed up for individual accounts? If you have a school-wide subscription to BrainPOP, students will be able to use our SnapThought ® tool to explore the Circuit Construction Kit: D...

Circuit Construction Kit: DC Simulation Overview for Teachers

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In this sim, students build circuits with batteries, light bulbs, resistors, and switches while exploring the relationship between voltage, current, and resistance....

Area Builder Simulation Primer

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This video primer is an introduction to the Area Builder simulation's features and uses. Since sims are designed to be exploratory, this video is recommended for teacher viewing only.  ...

Win the White House: SnapThought Prompts

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Have your students signed up for individual accounts? If you have a school-wide subscription to BrainPOP, students will be able to use our SnapThought ® tool to play Win the White House. The SnapTh...
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What’s New at BrainPOP: January Recap

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2018 is off to a busy start at BrainPOP, from updated movies to a brand new look for BrainPOP ELL and much more! BrainPOP ELL New Look! BrainPOP ELL has a fresh new look!  Developed to be flexibl...