Refrigerator

Hey, is that mold in your fridge or are you just happy to see us? If you’ve ever wondered how a big white box with a plug in the back can keep your milk fresh, check out this BrainPOP movie on refrigerators! In it, Tim and Moby will tell you all you’ve ever wanted to know about how fridges work. You’ll see how a chemical called refrigerant circulates through your refrigerator, and how different metal coils work together to keep the inside of the fridge nice and cold. You’ll even learn why it’s so warm behind a refrigerator. So be sure to check out this refrigerator movie — it’s the coolest!

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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