Malala Lesson Plan: Write a Speech Awarding the Nobel Peace Prize

March 9, 2016

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Malala, human rights activist and youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Students use what they...

Classical Conditioning Lesson Plan: Pavlov’s Dog Game

March 1, 2016

This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, challenges students to use what they learn about classical conditioning to play a game in which they train a dog to drool on command. Students experiment un...

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....

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...

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...

Mission US 4: City of Immigrants Lesson Plan

November 2, 2015

In this social studies lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students will use BrainPOP resources (including the Mission US: City of Immigrants online simulation) to explore the lives of the...