CodeCombat: Ogre Encounter Quick Start Guide

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CodeCombat: Ogre Encounter has four levels. The first three invite students to practice typing code to move the hero through each level. The fourth level introduces ogres that the student must target ...

Reptile Lesson Plan: Guess the Reptile Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about reptiles generally and the four categories they fall into -- lizards, snakes, turtles/tortoises, and ...
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Getting to Know CBE Aimee Bloom

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Please welcome March's Certified BrainPOP Educator of the Month Aimee Bloom, who hails from West Seneca, NY!  Aimee's 10 years of teaching has prepared her to use some of BrainPOP newer concept mapp...

Muhammad Ali Lesson Plan: Write a Freestyle Poem

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the life of boxing champ Muhammad Ali, one of the most iconic athletes of the 20th century. After exploring A...
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In the mind of a CBE

In the mind of a CBE: How to survive a glut of (dubious) media …

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Welcome back to Davey Neill, our February Certified BrainPOP Educator of the Month! Davey shares with us some of the ways he uses BrainPOP to sort through and provide accurate information to his stud...

Motown Lesson Plan: Write a Review

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to learn about the birth of Motown, its role in racial integration of popular entertainment, and how it became the “so...

Trout Anatomy Lesson Plan: Build-A-Trout Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students use the interactive simulation Build-A-Trout to explore a trout’s organs and understand how they work in relation to each other. Working in pa...

Tuskegee Airmen Lesson Plan: Design a Time Zone X Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the Tuskegee Airmen, America’s  first black military pilots who battled Nazis abroad and discrimin...

Fungal Cell Lesson Plan: Build-A-Cell Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students use the drag-and-drop game Build-a-Cell: Fungal to explore the organelles that make up a fungal cell. Working in pairs or small groups, students...

Frog Anatomy Lesson Plan: Build-A-Frog Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students use the interactive simulation Build-A-Frog  to explore a frog’s organs and understand how they  work in relation to each other. Working in ...