Autumn Leaves Lesson Plan: Experiment

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-5, students watch the BrainPOP movie Autumn Leaves and explore the other features in this topic to understand how and why leaves change color in the fall. S...

Surface Area Lesson Plan: Wrap it Up!

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students first explore the concept of surface area by playing with common three dimensional objects manipulatives. Next, they’ll watch the BrainPOP movie...

Life Cycle of Stars Lesson Plan: Journey Through an Exploded Star

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-9, students discover, explore, and play to  learn about the life cycle of stars and the connection between elements and space. The culminating activity, Jou...

Day of the Dead Lesson Plan: Build an Ofrenda

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the Mexican holiday, Día de los Muertos--its origins, the Aztec people, and this holiday is celebrated...

Fannie Lou Hamer Lesson Plan: Write and Deliver a Persuasive Speech

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the civil rights activist, Fannie Lou Hamer, who spoke up for black voting rights in the South. Using...

Scientific Modeling Lesson Plan: Lost at the Forever Mine

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-9, students play Lost at the Forever Mine, a game that introduces mathematical modeling that scientists and engineers practice to describe data and predict ...

Lost at the Forever Mine Game: SnapThought Prompts

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Do your students have individual accounts? If you have a school-wide BrainPOP subscription, students will be able to use our SnapThought ® tool to play the game Lost at the Forever Mine game!  Snap...

Thanksgiving Lesson Plan: Conduct an Interview

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to discover the true story of Thanksgiving.  After learning about the settlers’ dangerous trip to America and the str...

BrainPOP Creative Coding Lesson Planning Page

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Use this planning page to help you develop lesson ideas around Creative Coding projects....

Building Thirteen Colonies Lesson Plan: Design a Sortify Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn how and why the 13 colonies were founded, including the role of mercantilism and the relationship between t...