Life Cycle of Stars Lesson Plan: Journey Through an Exploded Star

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-9, students discover, explore, and play to  learn about the life cycle of stars and the connection between elements and space. The culminating activity, Jou...

Day of the Dead Lesson Plan: Build an Ofrenda

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the Mexican holiday, Día de los Muertos--its origins, the Aztec people, and this holiday is celebrated...

Lab Safety Lesson Plan: Create Safety Rules Posters

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Lab Safety and explore the other features in this topic to fully understand why lab safety rules are important. Studen...

Scientific Modeling Lesson Plan: Lost at the Forever Mine

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-9, students play Lost at the Forever Mine, a game that introduces mathematical modeling that scientists and engineers practice to describe data and predict ...

Thanksgiving Lesson Plan: Conduct an Interview

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to discover the true story of Thanksgiving.  After learning about the settlers’ dangerous trip to America and the str...

Bossy R Lesson Plan: Let Me In!

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-3, students watch the BrainPOP Jr. movie Bossy R and explore related resources to learn about r-controlled vowels. Students applying what they learn by play...

Nikola Tesla Lesson Plan: Produce an Advertisement

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Nikola Tesla, the Serbian-American scientist and inventor who made groundbreaking contributions in the...

Nonstandard Measurement Lesson Plan: Step-by-Step

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-3, students explore BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn how to measure length, width, and height with nonstandard units, such as paper clips or pencils. To appl...

BrainPOP Creative Coding Lesson Planning Page

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Use this planning page to help you develop lesson ideas around Creative Coding projects....

Grasslands Lesson Plan: Write a Haiku

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-3, is built around the BrainPOP Jr. topic Grasslands. Students will learn about the two types of grassland habitats, including where they are, the climates, an...