Friends Movie Background Information for Teachers and Parents

May 21, 2013

When children begin school or enter a new class, they may become nervous about making friends. Assure your children that everyone needs friends and making friends is easy. However, friendships take wo...

Caring For Teeth Movie Background Information for Teachers and Parents

May 21, 2013

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about caring for teeth, dental health, and oral hygiene.  The information is designed to complement the Brain...

Caring for Pets Movie Background Information for Teachers and Parents

May 21, 2013

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about caring for pets and animals.  The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Caring f...

Food Groups Background Information for Teachers and Parents

May 20, 2013

Nutrition is an important part of every child’s education. Many of today’s school cafeterias offer a wide variety of foods, but not all are healthy. By learning the importance of health and nutrit...

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

Categories: Lesson Plan
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...