“I Have a Dream” at 50: Teaching the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

August 27, 2013

"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by their character." -Martin Luther King, Jr. It was a call ...

Laboratory Practices Lesson Plan: Virtual Lab Disposable Lab Equipment

August 21, 2013

In this laboratory practices lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use an online interactive to practice maintaining a sterile laboratory environment. Students will practice using ...

Forces of Flight Lesson Plan: CSI Flight Adventures

August 21, 2013

Categories: Lesson Plan Science
In this forces of flight lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students will use BrainPOP resources (including two online games) to explore the properties and physics of flight....

Inventions Lesson Plan: The Origins of Computers and Other Technology

July 17, 2013

Categories: BrainPOP Lesson Plan
In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 6-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the origins of computers and how they have changed our lives and affected other inventions....

Picasso Lesson Plan: Original Self-Portraits

July 13, 2013

Categories: Art Lesson Plan
In this multi-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources to learn about Pablo Picasso's life and the significance and influence of his art in art histo...

Scientific Method Lesson Plan: Solving Real World Problems

June 28, 2013

Categories: Lesson Plan Science
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to explore the steps in the scientific method. Students will explain how to form a hypothesi...

Literacy Skills with Moby Lesson Plan: Exploring Letters and Letter Sounds

June 8, 2013

Categories: Lesson Plan
In this literary skills lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to develop emerging literacy skills. The lesson plan explains a variety of different ways th...

Virtual Labs Lesson Plan: Testing for Corn Mold

June 5, 2013

Categories: Lesson Plan
In this Virtual Labs lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students are placed on food safety patrol.They must the use UV light in the online interactive to detect mold on corn, then test t...

Dinosaurs Lesson Plan: Construct-A-Saurus Game

June 5, 2013

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online science game) to help them explore dinosaurs and dinosaur adaptations....

BrainPOP Inspires Student Animation Projects

June 3, 2013

Guest Blogger Cheryl Phillips in an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher in Prince William County Public Schools, VA.  In today's guest blog post, Cheryl shares how BrainPOP is now inspiring her...