Guest Blogger: Laura Candler Remembers the Dream

January 10, 2012

Guest Blogger Laura Candler was a teacher in Fayetteville, North Carolina for over 30 years. She has presented educational workshops to teachers around the country for over 12 years. She's the author...

Solar System Lesson Plan: Create a Glog

September 6, 2011

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP and other resources to research a topic related to the solar system. Students then work collaboratively to create a glog ...

Contest – GameUp Lesson Plans

September 4, 2011

Have you checked out our new GameUp offerings? Game-based learning adds a new way to engage students, and we're so excited about the expanding collection of educational games here at BrainPOP! Brai...

Reproductive System and Personal Health Lesson Plan: Urban Legends Debunked

September 2, 2011

Categories: Health Lesson Plan
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students identify urban legends surrounding the reproductive system, adolescence, and/or personal health. Students then use BrainPOP and othe...

U.S. History Lesson Plan: Exploring Cause and Effect

August 29, 2011

In this U.S. History lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students select two topics in U.S. history and use BrainPOP resources to explore the relationship between those topics. Students ...

Probability and Data Analysis Lesson Plan: What Are the Chances?

August 26, 2011

Categories: BrainPOP Lesson Plan Math
In this probability and data analysis lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students review these skills throughout a unit of study. Students then create a paper-based or digital activity t...

Musical Genres and Instruments Lesson Plan: Learning and Making Music

August 19, 2011

Categories: Lesson Plan Music
In this musical genres lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP resources to conduct independent and/or collaborative research on a selected musical topic. Students will s...

Animals Lesson Plan: Diversity of Life

August 19, 2011

Categories: Lesson Plan Science
In this animals 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...

Health, Fitness, and Nutrition Lesson Plan: Create a PSA to Fight Obesity

August 19, 2011

Categories: Health Lesson Plan Science
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources (along with print, web, and/or community resources) to explore one area of health, fitness, or nutrition. Stude...

Famous Historical Figures Lesson Plan: Who Am I?

August 14, 2011

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for any grade level, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the life and works of historical figures. Students will research their selected historical figur...