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...

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...

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....

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 ...

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...