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The Ayiti Game and The Effects of Poverty Lesson Plan

June 5, 2012

This lesson, appropriate for grades 6-12, will give students an opportunity to explore the effects of poverty and lack of education through an interactive game. Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a web-based,...

Ancient Civilizations of Latin America Lesson Plan: Inca, Maya, and Aztec Civilizations

June 5, 2012

In this lesson plan for grade 6 through 12, students use BrainPOP resources to learn and synthesize information about the ancient civilizations of Latin America. They will create a three circle Venn d...

Alternative Energy Sources Lesson Plan: Fossil Fuels’ Impact on the Environment

June 5, 2012

In this lesson plan for grades 6 through 12, students will use BrainPOP resources to learn how alternative sources of energy can be created and utilized. They’ll explore the impact of fossil fuels a...

Bill of Rights Lesson Plan: Supreme Decision Game

May 30, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the powers of government set forth in the Constitution and the fundamental liberties ensured by the ...

1960s Folk Music Lesson Plan: The Influence and Social Impact of Music

May 30, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 9 through 12, students use BrainPOP resources explore the social impact folk music had on the 1960s. Students will discuss the main ideas and people ...

Basic Geometry Lesson Plan: A Tangled Web Puzzle Game

May 24, 2012

In this lesson plan adaptable for grades 3 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources (including an interactive game) to learn about basic geometry concepts. Students will explore angles, parallel lin...

Guest Blogger: Laura Candler Remembers the Dream

January 10, 2012

Guest Blogger Laura Candler was a teacher in Fayetteville, North Carolina for over 30 years. She has presented educational workshops to teachers around the country for over 12 years. She's the author...

U.S. History Lesson Plan: Exploring Cause and Effect

August 29, 2011

In this U.S. History lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students select two topics in U.S. history and use BrainPOP resources to explore the relationship between those topics. Students ...

Energy Technology and Science Industries Lesson Plan: STEM Careers of the Future

August 29, 2011

In this STEM lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students will analyze a slideshow of the 10 best careers of the future. Students will use BrainPOP and other internet resources to resea...

Probability and Data Analysis Lesson Plan: What Are the Chances?

August 26, 2011

In this probability and data analysis lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students review these skills throughout a unit of study. Students then create a paper-based or digital activity t...