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From Plate to Pyramid Lesson Plan: Healthy Foods and Portion Sizes

June 7, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 through 5, students use BrainPOP nutrition topics to identify healthy foods and portion sizes. Students then use the healthy eating food guidelines...

Food Chains Lesson Plan: Using Graphic Organizers

June 7, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to activate prior knowledge and make real-world connections about food chains and food webs....

Force, Gravity, Revolution, and Rotation Lesson Plan: Fly to Mars Game

June 7, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the effects of force, gravity, revolution and rotation. Students will identify the environmental and ...

Exploring Similes Lesson Plan: Enhancing Writing with Similes

June 7, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. resources to identify and generate similes in a variety of contexts. Students will also explain the purpo...

Where’s the Water? Lesson Plan: Exploring Earth’s Bodies of Water Through Digital Storytelling

June 7, 2012

In this multi-day Water lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3, 4, and 5, students use BrainPOP resources to explore bodies of water on Earth. Students work collaboratively to collect and record...

Adding and Subtracting Fractions Lesson Plan: The Drop Zone Game

June 7, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore a variety of strategies for addition with fractions. Students will use physical and virtual models (i...

The Odds of Alien Life Lesson Plan: Drake Equation Game

June 7, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the odds of alien life beyond our solar system. Students will explain the principles of The Drake Eq...

Dr. King, Similes and Metaphors Lesson Plan: Identifying Literary Conventions in a Historical Speech

June 7, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 to 5, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the purpose of similes and metaphors. Students will identify examples of simile use in specific hi...

Photography Lesson Plan: Documenting Learning with Digital Cameras

June 7, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the functions of digital cameras. Students will then use a digital camera to tak...

Water Pollution Lesson Plan: How Oil Spills Affect Ocean Animals

June 6, 2012

In this water pollution lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 to 5, students use BrainPOP resources to determine causes of ocean oil spills and explore how birds, marine mammals, and fish are a...