Geometry Puzzles Lesson Plan: Pyramid Panic

June 8, 2012

In this geometry puzzles lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore basic geometry concepts related to circles, polygons, and triangles. Students then a...

Scopes Monkey Trial Lesson Plan: Social & Political Impact Debate

June 8, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 9-12, students use BrainPOP resources to understand the debate between the viewpoints of traditionalists and modernists in the 1920s. Students will d...

Insects and Arachnids Lesson Plan: Which is Which?

June 8, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to distinguish between insects and arachnids based on their physical features. Students will also describe and l...

Cause of the Seasons Lesson Plan: Understanding Seasons, Day and Night

June 7, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the the cause of the seasons, and of day and night. Students will participate in the making of a ...

Lewis and Clark Expedition Lesson Plan: What Was It Like to Be Sacajawea?

June 7, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to explore the role of Sacajawea in the Lewis and Clark expedition. Students will explain h...

Checks and Balances Lesson Plan: Branches of Power Game

June 7, 2012

In this Checks and Balances lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the legislative checks and balances system through interactive game play. Studen...

Dictionary Lesson Plan: Using Guide Words

June 6, 2012

In this dictionary lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources to learn how to find a word and its meaning in a dictionary using guide words. Students will ...

Potential and Kinetic Energy Lesson Plan: Coaster Creator Game

June 6, 2012

In this Energy lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use an online simulation to design their own roller coaster car and track which uses just the right amount of energy to get a c...

Balancing Budgets Lesson Plan: The Budget Hero Game

June 5, 2012

In this balancing budgets lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 9-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the principles of balancing budgets, both personal and governmental. Students wil...

Debates and Mock Election Lesson Plan: Battle for the Presidency

June 5, 2012

In this debates and mock election lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 through 5, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the differences between the Democratic and Republican political par...