Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.

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...

Christopher Columbus Lesson Plan: Reliving the Voyage with Google Earth and Scratch

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources and Google Earth to relive Christopher Columbus' maiden voyage. Students will complete a map outlining the route...

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. ...

Great Women in History Lesson Plan: Women’s Rights and Female Historical Figures

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In this Great Women in History lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how women's rights have evolved throughout history. Students will select an i...

Science Fair Lesson Plan: Planning Projects with BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr.

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn about planning projects when they create a science fair exhibit. They will select ...