Bicycle Safety

Riding a bike can be a lot of fun. But if you don’t ride responsibly, you can end up seriously hurt. In this movie, Tim and Moby discuss some of the important rules you can follow to make your next ride as safe as possible! You’ll discover what type of clothing you should wear when you cycle, and how to adjust your bike and helmet so they fit properly. You’ll learn about the hand signals you can use to let others know when you’re turning or stopping, and why obeying the rules of the road--including all traffic signs and stoplights--is incredibly important. Finally, you’ll hear why simply being alert and aware of your surroundings is the most important part of staying safe! So before you take your next ride, click on this movie and learn!

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

In this 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 research one of these careers, or design their own career based upon the most pressing 21st century needs identified in the slideshow. Each student will create an individual slide and description based on his or her selected career to create a collaborative slideshow about STEM careers of the future. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Health, Fitness, and Nutrition Lesson Plan: Create a PSA to Fight Obesity

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 »

Science Fair Lesson Plan: Planning Projects with BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr.

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 »

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