Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

Personal Hygiene Lesson Plan: Produce an Infomercial

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, invites students to explore BrainPOP resources to learn about personal hygiene. After studying different types of personal hygiene, students will select a ...

Depression Lesson Plan: Create a Medical Brochure

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Depression and explore the other features in this topic to learn about the disease’s symptoms, causes, and treatments....

Make-a-Movie Lesson Plan: Produce a Public Service Announcement (PSA)

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Students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about a health or safety topic and present their findings as a public service announcement using BrainPOP’s Make-a-Movie tool....

Women Who Made a Difference: Tell a Story Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, invites students to explore BrainPOP resources to learn about a great woman in history, the share her story by describing the effects of her actions. ...

Projectile Investigation Lesson Plan: Projectile Motion

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In this middle school lesson plan, students use an interactive simulation called Projectile Motion to design and conduct their own experiment....

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...

Biography Lesson Plan: An Introduction to Biographies

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 1-5, students will use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn about biographies. Students will then select a person whose biography they woul...

Rhythm and Beats Lesson Plan: One Man Band Music Game

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In this One Man Band game lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students will use BrainPOP resources to explore the sounds made by various instruments, and use a free online music game to cr...

The Environmental Cost of Oil Lesson Plan: How Oil Production Can Impact Oceans

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to learn the environmental cost of oil, and that that the ocean is a complex ecosystem that ...