Idioms and Clichés Lesson Plan: How to Identify, Use, or Avoid Them

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In this multi-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore idioms and cliches. Students will identify idioms and clichés in books and use them in ori...

Alternative Energy Sources Lesson Plan: Fossil Fuels’ Impact on the Environment

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In this lesson plan for grades 6 through 12, students will use BrainPOP resources to learn how alternative sources of energy can be created and utilized. They’ll explore the impact of fossil fuels and...
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Check out Our New Teacher-Submitted Lesson Plans!

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Need some extra inspiration? We've been getting lots of fantastic lesson plans from teachers who love BrainPOP! Here are some ways they're integrating BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. resources into their in...
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Using BrainPOP for Test Prep

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As the end of the school year approaches, students need to review lots of material they've already learned. Why not use BrainPOP for test prep? In this new lesson plan, you'll find ideas for helping s...

New to GameUp: Refraction

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There's a new math and science game available on GameUp! In Refraction, students in grades 4-8 have the opportunity to explore light refraction and apply knowledge of fractional concepts during online...
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Intel and BrainPOP Lesson Plan Contest Entries Due May 22nd!

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This is the homestretch: submissions for the lesson plan contest we’re sponsoring with Intel are due May 22nd! Implemented through We Are Teachers, the contest invites educators to submit lesson pla...
May spotlights

May Spotlights

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We're focusing on Sports & Fitness and Practical Math this month! Be sure to check out our May spotlights, the collection of movies and other resources featured throughout all of May. The arrival ...
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Graphic Organizers Before, During, and After BrainPOP Jr. Movies

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BrainPOP Educator Amber Gross recently submitted a lesson plan with an amazing set of graphic organizers she created to facilitate student thinking before, during, and after BrainPOP Jr. movies. We we...
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Guest Blogger: Julia Curtis-Burnes Shares her BrainPOP Strategies

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Guest Blogger and BrainPOP Educator Julia Curtis-Burnes is a New York State certified and licensed educator. She received her Master’s Degree in Teaching from Brown University in 2008 and has a four y...
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Webinar Alert: Venture into the Arctic with IMAX® and BrainPOP

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Wednesday, April 25 4:30PM ET: Venture into the Arctic with IMAX® and BrainPOP Celebrate Earth Awareness Month with IMAX and BrainPOP! Joined by Shaun MacGillivray, filmmaker of the new IMAX® film...