School May Be Closed, But We’re Here – and Free! – For You

October 30, 2012

Our thoughts are with all of you affected by Hurricane Sandy - may our return to normalcy be safe and quick. We know how many teachers and students are out of school and house-bound this stormy wee...

Severe Flooding as Sandy Hits Land

October 30, 2012

Categories: General
It's day 2 of Hurricane Sandy, the storm has hit land and the flooding is severe.  Help explain the natural phenomenon with today's featured movie: Floods on BrainPOP and Fast Land Changes on BrainP...

Natural Disasters Lesson Plan: Making Historical and Global Connections

June 7, 2012

Categories: Lesson Plan Science
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to demonstrate an understanding of local natural disasters from historical, scientific and human impact perspect...

Natural Disasters Lesson Plan: Understanding Geologic and Weather Events

June 5, 2012

Categories: Lesson Plan Science
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to gain a basic understanding of geologic and weather related natural disasters. Students will research one type...

Natural Disasters Lesson Plan: Cause and Effect

June 5, 2011

Categories: Lesson Plan Science
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to identify and explore various types of natural disasters. Students will explain whether natural disasters are ...