Jane Goodall

Monkey see, monkey do! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to the work of Jane Goodall, the remarkable primatologist and anthropologist. Find out how Goodall got her start with the help of a famous archaeologist, and how she came to study chimps in the wild. You’ll also learn about a few of the discoveries Goodall made throughout her career, as well as how her research helped redefine what it means to be human. Finally, find out why her time with the chimps prompted her to work for environmental and conservationist causes all over the world. Have fun watching this movie--the chimps will be glad you did!
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Jane Goodall Lesson Plan: Primates Research

In this Jane Goodall lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore Goodall’s work with primates. Students will also list and discuss facts they learned about Goodall’s work during the movie and define key vocabulary terms related to Goodall’s work. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Animals Lesson Plan: Diversity of Life

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore various types of animals and their classification. Students then create a collaborative BrainPOP-based lesson to teach other students about the diversity of life through a selected animal or animal characteristic. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Great Women in History Lesson Plan: Women’s Rights and Female Historical Figures

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how women's rights have evolved throughout history. Students will select an important woman in history and identify key accomplishments in her life, then share research findings through a presentation and/or web 2.0 tools. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

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