Teacher Support and Assessment Materials for Planet Mechanic

January 31, 2014

Check out this brief screencast to learn about the teaching and learning assessment materials available for the Planet Mechanic...

Planet Mechanic Game Play Questions

January 24, 2014

Facilitate discussion with students around their Planet Mechanic game play strategies using the following questions: Can you find a planet in the game that has the same conditions as Earth? How ar...

Planet Mechanic Online Science Game Guide

January 23, 2014

Download this helpful teacher guide for the Planet Mechanic science game provided by our partner, Filament Games. You can find more ideas for supporting student learning with this game in our Planet ...

Planet Mechanic Assessment Ideas

January 22, 2014

Draw a picture and/or write a few sentences to explain why you think Earth has different seasons. What season is it in the Southern Hemisphere when it is summer in the Northern Hemisphere? Venu...

Solar System, Seasons and Tides Lesson Plan: Planet Mechanic Game

January 21, 2014

In this solar system lesson, which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to explore the seasons, tides, equinoxes, eclipses, and other aspects of the...

Projectile Motion Lesson Plan: The Project T.R.I.G. Game

January 15, 2014

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore the mathematics of projectile motion using a free online game. Students will apply their knowledge of math and physics (includi...

Planet Mechanic Science Game Trailer

January 14, 2014

Check out this 3 minute game trailer to see what the Planet Mechanic science game is all about....

Newton’s Laws of Motion Lesson Plan: Impulse Game

November 20, 2013

Categories: Lesson Plan
In this Impulse game lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students will use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to explore Newton's first and second laws of motion and his law of...

Fish Activities for Kids

November 14, 2013

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about fish. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Fish topic page, which i...

Fish Background Information for Teachers and Families

November 14, 2013

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