Menstrual Cycle Lesson Plan: Make a Movie

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, invites students to explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the menstrual cycle. After identifying the sequence of stages of the menstrual cycle, student...

Vital Signs Game Episode: High Anxiety

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Sofia Reyes believes she has an obscure disorder she read about on the Internet, but Marianne thinks that Sofia suffers from anxiety and recommends counseling. The medical director must decide whether to fully investigate Sofia’s physical factors or urge her to enter counseling. ...

Vital Signs Game Episode: Dad Genes

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Tahmid’s father is suffering from severe stomach pain, but refuses to come to the clinic. The medical director must find the best way to convince him to put his health first, even if that means referring him to another clinician....

Vital Signs Game Episode: Act Up

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Episode Summary:  Fog Hollow, one of Port Douglas' poorest neighborhoods, is in trouble since the power plant reopened. Austin is planning a Public Service Announcement (PSA) to raise awareness but Br...

Family and Homeschool Activities for Teaching About Facts and Opinions

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These family and homeschool activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Facts and Opinions topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. I Sp...

Computational Modeling Lesson Plan: Marvelous Models

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play Marvelous Models, a game that challenges them to create models from scratch. Through play, students gain insight into a system through the ...

Digital Citizenship Lesson Plan: Plagiarism

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Created by a Certified BrainPOP Educator and 6th grade teacher, this lesson plan invites students to explore BrainPOP resources to learn about topics related to plagiarism. They’ll analyze a primary s...
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Looking for Lesson Ideas? We’ve Got Your Back!

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Searching for lesson ideas? You've hit the jackpot! BrainPOP Educators offers Lesson Idea pages chock full of learning resources for every movie (BrainPOP, BrainPOP Jr., and BrainPOP ELL) and all of...
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BrainPOP’s Free Online Course!

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BrainPOP Educators is happy to announce the debut of our free self-guided online course. This 3 unit course will help get you up and running with all BrainPOP features! Unit 1: This unit will ...

5 Reasons to Use Closed-Captioning with BrainPOP Movies

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Here are some great reasons to use closed-captioning with BrainPOP movies. It's easy! All BrainPOP, BrainPOP Jr., and BrainPOP ELL movies have built-in closed captioning (or subtitle) features. See...