Cells

Bet you didn’t know you had building blocks! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to your body’s most basic parts: cells. You’ll learn what cells are, exactly how tiny they are, and how and where they live. Find out the parts and structures of a typical cell, like the cell membrane, nucleus, and mitochondria. Discover the different functions cells can carry out and the different ways they can look. You’ll also see how cells can divide and multiply to help you grow. Cells certainly are hard little workers!

Organs and Body Systems Lesson Plan: The Guts and Bolts Game

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the primary functions of various body systems. Students will also explore the parts of each system and their respective roles through a collaborative role play and an online simulation during game play. In addition, students will construct a prototype of a body system using real-world objects. 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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