Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.

Author Studies with BrainPOP Lesson Plan: Choose Your Favorite Writer!

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In this author studies lesson plan, which is adaptable for any grade level, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the life and works of their favorite writer. Students will read two or more books...

Eyes Lesson Plan: How Do We See?

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 4-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how the human eye functions. Students will watch a brief movie on the eye and complete a set of grap...

Earth Awareness Lesson Plan: What’s Your Cause?

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In this Earth Awareness lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students choose an area of environmental interest that is relevant to them and use BrainPOP resources to explore the topic in-de...

Tilting Temperatures Lesson Plan: Seasonal Temperature Changes vs. Global Climate Change

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how the tilt of the Earth creates seasonal temperatures. Students will learn how global warming is c...

The Election Lesson Plan: Your Rights as a Citizen

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-5, students use BrainPOP resources to explore their rights as citizens. Students will explain what a democracy is and its advantages and disadvanta...

Civil War Lesson Plan: Exploring the Real Issues

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the major issues associated with the Civil War (e.g. slavery, states’ rights, South seceded from the ...

Harlem Renaissance Lesson Plan: Creating Interactive Presentations and Non-Fiction Comics

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to research, evaluate, and synthesize information about the Harlem Renaissance from a variety of resources. Stu...

Habiwhat? Lesson Plan: Podcasting About Animals and Their Habitats

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore habitats. They will identify animals belonging to specific habitats, and create podcasts describi...

Natural Disasters Lesson Plan: Making Historical and Global Connections

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to demonstrate an understanding of local natural disasters from historical, scientific and human impact perspect...

Water Pollution Lesson Plan: How Oil Spills Affect Ocean Animals

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In this water pollution lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 to 5, students use BrainPOP resources to determine causes of ocean oil spills and explore how birds, marine mammals, and fish are a...