Reduce Reuse Recycle Image

November 21, 2014

Use this image of the universal recycling symbol to prompt class discussion about recycling and the concept of "reduce, reuse, recycle."...

Butterfly Life Cycle Images

November 20, 2014

Use these images of the stages in a butterfly life cycle to explore the concept of a life cycle....

Participate in UCLA’s Game Based Learning Research Study

November 14, 2014

Our friends from UCLA's CRESST are conducting a game based learning research study about building science and social emotional skills with "Go Vector Go" and "Spaceforce;" 2 games featured on BrainPOP...

1.5.5 Review: Was / Were Lesson Plan

November 7, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, Happy Birthday (L1U5L5), Ben and Moby want to surprise Nikki on her birthday, but Nikki surprises them, instead. While Ben and Moby realize their mistake, students review po...

Ebola Lesson Plan: Spreading the Facts

October 30, 2014

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students will use BrainPOP resources to explore the truth about the Ebola epidemic. They will explain why Ebola has recently become a worldwide ...

People Can’t Fly Storyboard Sequencing Activity

October 6, 2014

Write captions and/or sequence the images using ordinal numbers in this storyboard sequencing activity from the movie People Can't Fly (L2U2L3)....

Desalination Game Lesson Plan

October 4, 2014

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-12, students work collaboratively to explore a challenging puzzle game which simulates a desalination machine. ...

Programming Language Lesson Plan: Code Monkey Game

October 1, 2014

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to explore a computer programming language. ...

Concept Map Lesson Ideas: Using the Make-a-Map Tool

September 7, 2014

In these lesson ideas which are adaptable for grades 3-12, students create concept maps using BrainPOP's free online Make-a-Map tool. This tool allows students to use text, images, and clips from Brai...

Game Over Gopher: Extending Student Learning

August 27, 2014

Students benefit most from Game Over Gopher game play when they are provided multiple opportunities to explore the game. Try to provide at least 2 twenty-minutes sessions in class and an additional 20...