Dinosaurs Lesson Plan: Construct-A-Saurus Game

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online science game) to help them explore dinosaurs and dinosaur adaptations....

Government Functions Lesson Plan: Checks and Balances Game

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In this checks and balances lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, student explore the functions of each branch of the U.S. government. Students use an online interactive game to review how t...
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Student Animation: Tim, Moby and Winston Churchill!

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This student animation about Winston Churchill proves that BrainPOP is much more than a movie and a quiz!  BrainPOP can also be used as inspiration for student animation projects! This animation was ...
Pearl Diver Math Game Essential Questions

Pearl Diver Math Game Essential Questions

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How can fractions be expressed, ordered, and compared? How is adding and subtracting fractions different and similar from working with whole numbers? How can number lines help us to predict the...
Health Game Learning Objectives

Ninja Kitchen: Health Game Learning Objectives

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Can your students take the heat in this kitchen? Ninja Kitchen health game learning objectives include: Learning the importance of washing hands before eating and cooking Understanding t...
Monster School Bus Game Tips and Tricks

Monster School Bus Game Tips and Tricks

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Unlocking All Levels On the level select screen, you can press the Shift and C keys simultaneously to unlock all the levels in the game. You want students to use this feature in order to jump ahead a...
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Mine Shaft Math Game: Essential Questions

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How can you recognize what strategy to use for a specific problem? What different interpretations can be obtained from a particular pattern or relationship? How does the shape of an object inf...
Flower Power Math Game

Flower Power: Math Game Essential Questions

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How are common and decimal fractions alike and different? How are models best used to see how fractional parts can be combined or separated? How can I use concrete materials and drawi...
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Executive Command Essential Questions

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How and why are governments established? What are the potential advantages and disadvantages of the checks and balances system? What are the benefits and problems of being in charge of the exec...
Code Fred Human Body and Health Game

Code Fred Human Body Science Game – Essential Questions

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How do living organisms get the energy they need and how do they use it? What are cells in living organisms and how do they help an organism survive? How are the internal systems of o...