Fireworks

Ready for some mind-blowing fireworks? In this BrainPOP movie on these colorful blasts, Tim and Moby will teach you all about how fireworks work! You’ll discover the basic properties of fireworks, and how chemicals can produce the colorful explosions you see on holidays like the Fourth of July. You’ll also see what makes a sparkler different from a firecracker, and how aerial fireworks are combination of the two. You’ll even learn about the various components of these incredible explosions, and how different chemicals inside the rockets produce different colors in the sky. Be sure to check this movie out — it’s quite explosive!

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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