Engineering Design Process Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie What do you think the engineering design process is used for?   What do you think is involved in inventing something? What might the steps be?   During the Movie (Pause P...

Engineering Design Process Lesson Plan: Solve a Problem

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the Engineering Design Process (EDP). Using what they learn, students apply EDP to solve a problem, a...

Daylight Saving Time Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie What do you know about daylight saving time? What do you want to know about daylight saving time?   During the Movie (Pause Points) Stop at the following times in the mo...

Computational Thinking Lesson Plan: Pixel Picture Algorithms

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources to learn about Computational Thinking. Then they use computational thinking to design an algorithm. ...

Computational Thinking Background Information for Teachers, Parents, and Caregivers

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This page provides information to support educators and families when teaching K-3 students about mindfulness. It is designed to complement the Computational Thinking topic on BrainPOP Jr.   Today,...

Mindfulness Background Information for Teachers, Parents, and Caregivers

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This page provides information to support educators and families when teaching K-3 students about mindfulness. It is designed to complement the Mindfulness topic on BrainPOP Jr.   Ask students to t...

Mindfulness Lesson Plan: Create a Class Gratitude Book

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-3, students watch the BrainPOP Jr. movie Mindfulness and explore related resources to learn about mindfulness, and how practicing it can help them notice an...

Cast Your Vote Game Trailer

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This trailer features a quick overview of Cast Your Vote, a game that helps students build the skills the need to be informed voters....

BrainPOP’s Standards Alignments Feature

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This short video describes everything you need to know about BrainPOP's Standards Alignments, from where to find them to which standards we aligned to, and so much more.  You'll discover that teachers...

Surface Area Lesson Plan: Wrap it Up!

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students first explore the concept of surface area by playing with common three dimensional objects manipulatives. Next, they’ll watch the BrainPOP movie...