Cars

You’ve gone riding in cars, maybe you’ve even driven a car. But do you have any idea how cars work? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby break it all down for you, from the engine cylinders to the exhaust pipe. They’ll teach you about the essential components of an automobile, including the transmission, the suspension, the brake system, and the catalytic converter. You’ll also discover how an internal combustion engine works, why a car needs motor oil, and how a car battery isn’t so different from the smaller batteries you have in your house! Finally, Tim and Moby will give you a look at the history of automobiles--and the new developments that lie ahead! Climb in, roll the windows down, and let’s get moving!

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 »

STEM Skills Lesson Plan: STEM to the Rescue!

In this lesson plan that is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP and other online resources to research a science, engineering, or technology topic, and create a digital public service announcement to raise awareness of the topic. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

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