Cameras

Say cheese! Want to know how pictures get taken? Let Tim and Moby tell you in this BrainPOP movie on cameras! Starting with the basics, they’ll guide you through all the processes that make up photography, from the click of the shutter to the finished picture. Among other things, you’ll learn how a camera lens works like a human eye, how the chemicals that coat film and photographic paper interact with light, and how different types of film produce either black-and-white or color images. This is the movie that every developing photographer should watch!
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Photography Lesson Plan: Documenting Learning with Digital Cameras

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 take photos which utilize simple photography composition principles. Students use their photos to share ideas and information with peers and the community, both in person and online. 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 »

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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