I Vs. Me Lesson Plan: Identifying and Describing First-Person Pronouns

May 24, 2016

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn the difference between first-person pronouns.  Then they apply what they learn to play a game where they cr...

Rainbow Lesson Plan: Make a Rainbow

May 10, 2016

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about rainbows--what they are and how they form.  Applying what they learn, students analyze a real rainbo...

Cell Division Process Lesson Plan: Control of the Cell Cycle Game

April 27, 2016

This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, challenges students to use what they know about cell division to play a game in which they control cell division from inside a cell’s nucleus. They must m...

Climate Change Lesson Plan: Write and Deliver a Persuasive Speech

April 26, 2016

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about climate change. Using what they learn, including the causes and effects of climate change, and soluti...

Rachel Carson Lesson Plan: Design a Time Zone X Game

April 19, 2016

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Rachel Carson, a marine biologist and conservationist whose famous book Silent Spring is credited for...

Wildfires Lesson Plan: Identifying Cause and Effect

April 5, 2016

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Wildfires to discover what causes wildfires and both their negative and positive effects. Next, they will apply their ...

Fighting Off Infection Lesson Plan: Immune System Defender Game

April 4, 2016

This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, challenges students to use what they know and explore the immune system by playing a game in which they keep an infection from invading a body. The first m...

Emily Dickinson Lesson Plan: Analyze a Poem

March 22, 2016

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the life and work of one of America’s greatest poets, Emily Dickinson. After learning about Dickinson’s w...

Ecology Lesson Plan: iBiome-Wetland Digital Game

March 17, 2016

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students play iBiome Wetland, a game in which players  rebuild a wetland habitat destroyed by a hurricane. Professor Bio guides them on an exploration o...

Wangari Maathai Lesson Plan: Write and Deliver a Persuasive Speech

March 15, 2016

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Wangari Maathai, a global leader for women’s rights and conservation. Using what they learn about t...