RIP Sally Ride

July 24, 2012

The world lost a true pioneer yesterday.  Sally Ride, who flew through space in 1983 died of pancreatic cancer.  Though most well known as an astronaut, watch the BrainPOP animation to learn more ab...

BrainPOP Lesson on Blogs

June 26, 2012

Categories: General
Watch as I navigate my way through a lesson on blogs from BrainPop....

Online Safety with Kerpoof Lesson Plan: Understanding When to Ask for Parental Permission

June 14, 2012

In this Online Safety lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to explore the importance of online and real world safety. Students will creat...

Online Safety Board Games Lesson Plan: Identify Internet Safety Rules

June 14, 2012

In this internet safety lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to identify and analyze basic online safety rules. Students then create game boards which th...

No Bully Zone Lesson Plan: Responding to and Preventing Bullying

June 14, 2012

Categories: Lesson Plan
In this Preventing Bullying lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to define bullying (and/or cyberbullying) and explain its effects. Stude...

Thomas Edison Lesson Plan: How Inventions Build Upon Each Other

June 8, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to identify important accomplishments in the life of Thomas Edison. Students will also research later inventions...

Evaluating Online Sources Lesson Plan: Is Everything on the Internet True?

June 8, 2012

In this online sources lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP resources to learn how to conduct effective internet research. Students will analyze research on the intern...

Online Privacy Lesson Plan: Spam Subject Line Recognition

June 8, 2012

In this online privacy lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to gain a greater understanding of the importance of safety online. Students play a game to learn...

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 and rotation. Students will identify the environmental and ...

Photography Lesson Plan: Documenting Learning with Digital Cameras

June 7, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the functions of digital cameras. Students will then use a digital camera to tak...