Introducing Games Based Learning

Guest Blogger Rachael Tarshes Share Best Tips for Introducing Games Based Learning in the Classroom

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8th Grade Science teacher, guest blogger and  superstar BrainPOP Educator Rachael Tarshes had some creative strategies for introducing game based learning in her classroom this year! Read about her s...
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NASA Engineering and Media Production, JASONlive Hosts a Fieldtrip

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With all the hoopla about virtual experiences, there is still nothing like a real life, in person, field trip.  On May 31st, students from BrainPOP Educator Elizabeth Gi...

Let’s Recycle! Lesson Plan: Pollution and the Importance of Recycling

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-5, students use BrainPOP resources to explore recycling, pollution and their effects on the earth. They will also explain the importance of recycli...

Solar System Game Lesson Plan: Build and Learn

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In this solar system lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to define a celestial body and explain how objects orbit and rotate. Students then use online gamin...

“Julie of the Wolves” Lesson Plan: Tundra and Arctic Adaptations

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-8, students explore the book Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George. Students will use BrainPOP resources to identify characteristics of the ...

Jane Goodall Lesson Plan: Primates Research

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In this Jane Goodall lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore Goodall’s work with primates. Students will also list and discuss facts they learned ...

Investigating Types of Erosion Lesson Plan: Gravitational, Wind, and Glacial Erosion

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In this Erosion lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP resources to investigate the different types of erosion: gravitational, wind, and glacial. Students will learn the...

Human Interaction with the Environment Lesson Plan: Creating Video Documentaries

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In this environment lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to develop an understanding of how people impact the natural environment of different regions, as w...

Hibernation Stations Lesson Plan: Hands-On Science Centers

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn which animals hibernate and why. Students will also explore what happens to animals when they hiber...

Cold Weather Adaptations Lesson Plan: Hibernation

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore hibernation and animals' cold weather adaptations. Students will also explain the process of hibernat...