Virtual Labs: Using the Microscope Science Game

November 13, 2013
Visit the lesson ideas page to find resources for Virtual Labs: Using the Microscope, a free online science game....

Jamestown, Part 1 Lesson Plan: How Did England Create the Colony?

January 21, 2020
Grades 4-8   BrainPOP’s lesson plans suggest learning strategies, resources, and tools for introducing the topic (Discover), prompt...

Thirteen Colonies Activities for Kids

May 24, 2010
In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about the original thirteen colonies ...

George Washington Background Information for Teachers and Parents

May 23, 2010
This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about George Washington. The information is design...

Introducing BrainPOP to your Science Class

August 17, 2012
See how BrainPOP is used to teach a science class....

Slavery Lesson Plan: Time, Continuity, and Change

August 16, 2022
*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Slavery Lesson Plan.  This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Slavery, and supports ...

Teaching Strategies for Interactive Simulations

January 1, 2013
Interactive simulations are powerfully engaging teaching tools that allow for specific skill reinforcement opportunities. Here are some sugg...

Henry Hudson Discussion Prompts & Pause Points

April 30, 2019
Read the movie description that appears below the movie player on the Henry Hudson Topic Page. Then use the following prompts to encourage c...

Slavery Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

June 18, 2019
Before the Movie What do you know about slavery? During the Movie (Pause Points) Stop at the following times in the movie and ask quest...

Jamestown Part 1, Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

January 20, 2020
Before the Movie: What do you know about Jamestown? (Tap prior knowledge) What is something new you hope to learn about the first Englis...