Braces

Open wide! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will teach you all about dental braces and how they work. You’ll learn how braces correct your “bite,” or the way your teeth fit together when you bring them into a normal chewing position. Discover the difference between overbites, underbites, and crossbites. You’ll also find out what kind of dentist will help straighten your teeth and how braces work by pulling your teeth into alignment. Plus, see why headgear and neck gear help keep your pearly whites straight, and why wearing a retainer after braces is essential! Whether or not you’ve ever had a mouthful of metal, you’re sure to enjoy this movie!

Reproductive System and Personal Health Lesson Plan: Urban Legends Debunked

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students identify urban legends surrounding the reproductive system, adolescence, and/or personal health. Students then use BrainPOP and other online resources to independently or collaboratively research the urban legends and prove each one as either true or false. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

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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