BrainPOP’s GameUp Presents iCivics

June 20, 2012

Teaching U.S. Government? You'll love the iCivics games on BrainPOP's GameUp. This screencast shares best practices for getting the most of of these amazing games.  ...

Win the White House Social Studies Game

June 19, 2012

Visit the Lesson Ideas page to find resources for Win the White House, a free online civics and social studies game....

Tilting Temperatures Lesson Plan: Seasonal Temperature Changes vs. Global Climate Change

June 19, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how the tilt of the Earth creates seasonal temperatures. Students will learn how global warming is c...

Brainstorming Web

June 15, 2012

A Brainstorming Web graphic organizer is helpful for keeping brainstormed ideas organized, and pre-planning a project or writing assignment. In the middle, students write in the main idea or central c...

Teaching with Games: GLPC Case Study: Steve

June 15, 2012

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center released new research from the Games and Learning Publishing Council initiative.  They conducted a series of video case studies and a national survey, Teacher Attitudes ab...

No Taxation without Representation Lesson Plan: Causes of the Revolutionary War

June 14, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to identify the new laws and policies imposed under King George III's "New Colonial Policy," which included tax...

Branches of Government Lesson Plan: The Online Law Craft Game

June 8, 2012

In this branches of government lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP's Law Craft online social studies game to explore the relationship between the three branches of t...

Managing Diabetes Lesson Plan: The Diabetic Dog Game

June 8, 2012

In this diabetic dog lesson plan about managing diabetes, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to identify the elements a diabetic person (or in this game, a dog!) needs...

Jane Goodall Lesson Plan: Primates Research

June 8, 2012

In this Jane Goodall lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore Goodall’s work with primates. Students will also list and discuss facts they learned ...

Human Interaction with the Environment Lesson Plan: Creating Video Documentaries

June 8, 2012

In this environment lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to develop an understanding of how people impact the natural environment of different regions, as w...