Relative Dating Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Relative Dating, and can be completed over several class periods. See suggested times for each section.   OBJECTIVES Students will: Activa...

Cancer Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Cancer, and can be completed over several class periods. See suggested times for each section.   OBJECTIVES Students will: Activate prio...

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...

April is Earth Awareness Month

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Celebrate Earth Day every day with eco-friendly movies and games! Earth Awareness Movies BrainPOP provides movies featuring a broad range of environmental topics in these Science units: Diversity of...

Engineering and Design Process Background Information for Teachers, Parents, and Caregivers

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This page provides information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about engineering and design process. It is designed to complement the Engineering and Design Process topic pa...

Fingerprint Lesson Plan: Identify Your Fingerprint Patterns

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about fingerprints, and how their one-of-a-kind patterns help identify them. Then they’ll make their own fin...

Asexual Reproduction Lesson Plan: Charades

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students watch the BrainPOP movie Asexual Reproduction to investigate how some living things come from  a single organism, and inherit the genes of that ...

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...

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...