Recycling

We all know how to separate our trash for recycling, but do you know what happens after the trucks take it away? Let Tim and Moby acquaint you with the basics in this BrainPOP movie! First off, you'll discover what happens to your used stuff in three different types of recycling plants - paper, aluminum, and plastic! You'll also learn about some of the main reasons why people recycle in the first place. Finally, you'll see why some things are not as easily recycled as others. Reduce, reuse, RECYCLE!!

Earth Awareness Lesson Plan: What’s Your Cause?

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students choose an area of earth awareness that is of interest to them and use BrainPOP resources to explore the topic in-depth. Students will use internet resources to conduct their research and use PowerPoint to communicate what they learned. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Let’s Recycle! Lesson Plan: Pollution and the Importance of Recycling

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-5, students use BrainPOP resources to explore recycling, pollution and their effects on the earth. They will also explain the importance of recycling on a daily basis, and create and maintain a recycling bin for daily recycling. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Reducing Waste Lesson Plan: Changing Daily Habits

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the importance of reducing waste and taking care of the environment. Students will practice ways to reduce waste in the classroom and at home, then create and reflect on daily habits that demonstrate increased environmental awareness. See more »

Environmental Solutions Lesson Plan: A Webquest

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6, 7, and 8, students use BrainPOP resources, a WebQuest, and a graphic organizer to investigate different environmental problems. Students will also share and discuss other environmental problems and solutions associated with the problems they have just researched. Afterward, students will work with a group to choose a final project on a tic-tac-toe board and create an informative product to share with the rest of the class. 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 »

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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