Classroom Activities: Pablo Picasso

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These classroom activities are designed to complement the Pablo Picasso topic on BrainPOP Jr. Color Period Have students create several works of art that explore one color or shades of one color. ...

Classroom Activities: Reading Nonfiction

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These classroom activities are designed to complement the Reading Nonfiction topic on BrainPOP Jr. Parts of a Book Remind students that nonfiction is writing shares facts and information. Then ha...

Determination Lesson Plan: Create a Postcard

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In this lesson plan, students explore BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn about determination, perseverance, and grit.  Then they will use Make-a-Map or an offline concept map to brainstorm what it takes ...

On the Job Training: Vital Signs Introductory Lesson Plan Collection

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This collection of lesson plans provided by our partner Classroom, Inc. will prepare your students for playing the game Vital Signs. What Does it Take to Be the Boss?  (related worksheets) Lesson ...

Vital Signs Game Episode: High Anxiety

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Sofia Reyes believes she has an obscure disorder she read about on the Internet, but Marianne thinks that Sofia suffers from anxiety and recommends counseling. The medical director must decide whether to fully investigate Sofia’s physical factors or urge her to enter counseling. ...

Vital Signs Game Episode: Dad Genes

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Tahmid’s father is suffering from severe stomach pain, but refuses to come to the clinic. The medical director must find the best way to convince him to put his health first, even if that means referring him to another clinician....

Vital Signs Game Episode: Act Up

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Episode Summary:  Fog Hollow, one of Port Douglas' poorest neighborhoods, is in trouble since the power plant reopened. Austin is planning a Public Service Announcement (PSA) to raise awareness but Br...
Curriculum Connection

Celebrate Poetry Month with a BrainPOP Found Poem

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For a fun Poetry Month idea, try this! Have students create a BrainPOP "found poem" by combining words and phrases from a BrainPOP movie of their choice. A found poem is one that is made up of text fr...

Menstrual Cycle Lesson Plan: Make a Movie

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, invites students to explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the menstrual cycle. After identifying the sequence of stages of the menstrual cycle, students...

Vital Signs Enrichment Project: Create a Public Service Announcement

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This multi-session project, developed by our partner Classroom, Inc., invites students to work collaboratively to assess community needs, research and evaluate local and global efforts to affect posit...