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 ...

Media Literacy Lesson Plan: Common Advertising Strategies

April 17, 2015

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including the Make-A-Map concept mapping tool) to explore common advertising strategies and increase media lite...

2.1.2 Demonstrative Pronouns Lesson Plan

November 24, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, Where Do These Go? (L2U1L2), Ben and Moby help the librarian shelve books in alphabetical order. Ben uses demonstrative pronouns to describe the books and to tell Moby where...

Ebola Lesson Plan: Spreading the Facts

October 30, 2014

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students will use BrainPOP resources to explore the truth about the Ebola epidemic. They will explain why Ebola has recently become a worldwide ...