Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.

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...

Natural Disasters Lesson Plan: Understanding Geologic and Weather Events

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to gain a basic understanding of geologic and weather related natural disasters. Students will research one type...

Diseases, Injuries, and Conditions Lesson Plan: Raising Health Awareness

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students take part in a hands-on activity to explore the difference between diseases, injuries, and conditions. Students then select a disease,...

Musical Genres and Instruments Lesson Plan: Learning and Making Music

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In this musical genres lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP resources to conduct independent and/or collaborative research on a selected musical topic. Students will s...

Animals Lesson Plan: Diversity of Life

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In this animals lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore various types of animals and their classification. Students then create a collaborative BrainPOP-based lesson to teach...

Health, Fitness, and Nutrition Lesson Plan: Create a PSA to Fight Obesity

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources (along with print, web, and/or community resources) to explore one area of health, fitness, or nutrition. Stude...

Famous Artists and Musicians Lesson Plan: Who Inspires YOU?

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In this artists and musicians lesson plan, which is adaptable for any grade level, students use BrainPOP or BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the life and works of a self-selected musician or artist. ...