Cloud Computing

Having your head in the clouds can be a good thing--especially if the clouds are digital! In this BrainPOP technology movie, Tim introduces Moby to the wonders of cloud computing. Discover how the "cloud" is really a network of powerful data centers connected by the Internet. Learn how any device with an Internet (or even cellular) connection can access this network from anywhere in the world. Explore the multiple uses of the cloud, from storing huge amounts of data to running computer programs on many devices at once. How can cloud computing change the way we communicate, learn, and do business? The sky's the limit!

Programming Lesson Plan: Program Your Partner

In this hands-on, movement-based lesson, students will use BrainPOP resources as they are introduced to the concept of coding and programming. They will create short programs and sequences and then follow the programs from their individual partners. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Inventions Lesson Plan: The Origins of Computers and Other Technology

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 6-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the history of the computer and how it has changed our lives and affected other inventions. 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 »

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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