George Washington Carver Lesson Plan: Identifying Problem and Solution

February 16, 2016

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the world-famous botanist George Washington Carver and how his ideas and inventions solved a range of...

Upcoming Site Maintenance

February 11, 2016

A brief public service announcement: our sites - including BrainPOP Jr., BrainPOP, BrainPOP Español, and BrainPOP ESL - will be down for just a few hours of maintenance starting at 1 am ET this Satur...

Quandary Lesson Plan for Differentiation and ELL Support

February 2, 2016

This lesson plan suggests a variety of activities for differentiation and ELL support....

Wuzzit Trouble Game Collaborative Learning Tips

January 20, 2016

To encourage collaborative learning, have students play Wuzzit Trouble (or Wuzzit Trouble Jr for K-3) collaboratively in teams or small groups. Ask students to help each other develop strategies for ...

Mathematical Thinking Lesson Plan: Wuzzit Trouble Game

January 20, 2016

In this mathematical-thinking lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students play Wuzzit Trouble, a game that playfully challenges students to solve fun puzzles, while seamlessly developing mathemati...

Wuzzit Trouble Game: Additional Features for My BrainPOP

January 18, 2016

Have your students signed up for individual logins through My BrainPOP? If you have a school-wide subscription to BrainPOP, students will be able to use our SnapThought® tool to play Wuzzit Trouble ...

Conducting an Interview Lesson Plan: Interview an Expert

January 13, 2016

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources to discover how to plan for and conduct an effective and meaningful interview. Then they will use what ...

BirdSleuth Sound Lesson Plan: Bird Song Hero Game

November 18, 2015

In this BirdSleuth lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-8, students learn about sound and how spectrograms reflect pitch and duration. Students then create their own spectrogram to represent ...

Observational Skills and Spectrogram Lesson Plan: Bird Song Hero Game

November 13, 2015

In this Bird Song Hero lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 2-8, students use their observational skills to match each bird song to its corresponding spectrogram (a visual representation of the s...

A Wrinkle in Time Lesson Plan: Genre, Allegory, and Point of View

October 21, 2015

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-6, students use BrainPOP resources to explore genre, allegory, and point of view in Madeleine L'Engle's book "A Wrinkle in Time."...