Jackie Robinson Background Information for Teachers, Parents, and Caregivers

October 19, 2017
This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about Jackie Robinson. Designed to complement the ...

Apartheid Discussion Prompts & Pause Points

April 26, 2019
Before the Movie What do you know about apartheid? (Tap prior knowledge) Have you heard of Nelson Mandela? If yes, what do you know abou...

Juneteenth Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

February 16, 2021
Before the Movie What do you know about the Emancipation Proclamation? (Tap prior knowledge) Why do you think the news that enslaved peo...

Helping Kids Understand the Tulsa Race Massacre

May 28, 2021
NOTE: We strongly suggest previewing the Tulsa Race Massacre movie before watching it with students as it describes acts of racist violence....

Civil War Lesson Plan: Exploring the Real Issues

June 8, 2012
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the major issues associated with the Civi...

Force, Gravity, Revolution, and Rotation Lesson Plan: Fly to Mars Game

June 7, 2012
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the effects of force, gravity, revolution...

Rocks and Minerals Background Information for Teachers, Parents and Caregivers

July 23, 2018
This page provides information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about rocks and minerals. It is designed to comple...

Winter Holidays Background Information for Teachers and Parents

May 24, 2010
This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about winter holidays, including Christmas, Hanukk...

Halloween Background Information for Teachers and Parents

May 24, 2010
This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about Halloween. The information is designed to co...

Planets and Galaxies Lesson Plan: Sizing Up the Universe Interactive Game

March 13, 2018
In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-8. students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online interactive) to explore the ...