Time Zone X Game Discussion Ideas for Social Studies

June 26, 2015

Use these questions to help students reflect on their learning related to social studies topics (both during and after Time Zone X game play) and expand discussion to how game play relates to real lif...

Time Zone X Game Discussion Ideas for Science

June 26, 2015

Use these questions to help students reflect on their learning around science topics (both during and after the Time Zone X game) and expand the discussion to how game play relates to real life: W...

Four Corners Learning Strategy

June 15, 2015

Four Corners is an interactive learning strategy that promotes listening, verbal communication, cooperation, critical thinking, and decision-making. It can be used at any level. Write a controversi...

Checks and Balances Lesson Plan: Branches of Power Game

June 13, 2015

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online social studies game, Branches of Power) to learn about checks and balances and the bran...

Helping to Build a “Nation of Makers”

June 12, 2015

We’re so proud to announce our involvement with the National Week of Making, celebrating the builders, creators, designers, and problem solvers among us! Running today through June 18th, the Nationa...

Time Zone X Game Lesson Ideas: An Adaptable Overview

June 7, 2015

In these Time Zone X game lesson ideas, which are adaptable for grades 4-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including an interactive timeline game) to explore standards-based content....

Virtual Labs Lesson Plan: Understanding Water Activity

May 8, 2015

In this Virtual Labs lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 4-12, students are introduced to water activity levels in food....

Virtual Labs Lesson Plan: Controlling Water Activity in Food

May 8, 2015

In this Virtual Labs lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-12, students explore an online interactive game to learn about controlling water activity in food....

Henry Hudson Lesson Plan: Were His Explorations Successful?

April 24, 2015

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources to investigate the life, accomplishments, and legacy of English explorer Henry Hudson....

Reconstruction Lesson Plan: Exploring the Effects of Ending Slavery

April 17, 2015

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the political events that occurred after slavery ended and how Reconstruction laws affected families ...