Sure, you’re young now - but what will happen to you when you grow up? In this BrainPOP movie about aging, Tim and Moby show you that we may not be able to do all the things we used to as we age - but that there are some things we keep getting better and better at! See why aging causes tissues to stiffen, muscles and joints to lose flexibility, skin to wrinkle, and your senses of vision, hearing, and taste to change. Plus, find out about the changes that happen in your skeletal system, your nervous system, your circulatory system, and your appearance when you age. You’ll also learn how to stay healthy and active for decades to come. So watch this movie and learn how to grow old gracefully!
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources (along with print, web, and/or community resources) to explore one area of health, fitness, or nutrition. Students will learn about the contributing factors in the obesity epidemic and identify how lifestyle choices can contribute to or prevent weight and health problems. Students will then create a public service announcement (PSA) to teach others about the importance of making good choices and staying healthy. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn about planning projects when they create a science fair exhibit. They will select their topic, explore the criteria for planning, and design a compelling and realistic experiment based on their topic. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »