Fire Safety Background Information for Teachers and Parents

May 20, 2013

Most schools have fire drills to help prepare children in case of an emergency. Review safety procedures with children and help prepare them for emergency situations. Instill good safety practices and...

Allergies Movie Background Information for Teachers and Parents

May 20, 2013

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about allergies and allergic reactions.  The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie All...

Sugar Background Information for Teachers and Parents

May 19, 2013

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about sugar. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Sugar. It explains the type of c...

Smoking Background Information for Teachers and Parents

May 19, 2013

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about smoking. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Smoking. It explains the type ...

Exercise Background Information for Teachers and Parents

May 10, 2013

Exercise is the activity of exerting muscles in different ways to stay healthy and fit. Review with your children that a muscle is a body part that expands and contracts, or lengthens and shortens, to...

Bacteria Virtual Lab Lesson Plan: Gram Staining Simulation

May 6, 2013

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore bacteria, pasteurization, and food safety in a virtual lab. Students learn how bacteria can be helpful and harmful to the human...

Quandary Assessment Ideas

April 28, 2013

Quandary is a great springboard for discussion, so plan to leave a chunk of time for this at the end of the session. We've provided several assessment ideas in the form of sample questions and areas f...

Virtual Labs Gram Staining Science Game

April 16, 2013

Visit the Lesson Ideas page to find resources for Virtual Labs Gram Staining, a free online science game....

Human Body Lesson Plan: Code Fred Survival Mode Game

April 15, 2013

In this human body lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 5-11, students explore how body systems work together and help humans survive when in stressful situations. Students will play a set of mi...

Oncology Science Game

April 12, 2013

Visit the Lesson Ideas page to find resources for Oncology, a free online science game....