Cell Division Process Lesson Plan: Control of the Cell Cycle Game

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Latitude and Longitude Lesson Plan

Submitted by: Antoinette Bianco

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-5, students will use BrainPOP resources to explore latitude and longitude in differentiated activities.

Students will:

  1. Identify latitude and longitude
  2. Locate places on a grid using parallel lines/ degrees of latitude and longitude.


  • graph paper
  • map
  • globe
  • activity papers described below
  • computer with internet and interactive whiteboard access


map, globe, ocean, continent, latitude, longitude, degrees, hemisphere, poles, equator, prime meridian, parallel, perpendicular, absolute location, relative location, grid


Prior to this lesson, students should be familiar with the concepts of absolute and relative location, parallel and perpendicular lines, and grid maps.

Lesson Procedure:

  1. As a warm up, read or display these 3 sentences for students: My house is close to the mall; Joe’s house is on the corner of Maple Street and Elm Avenue; and My cousin’s house is in a small Texas town
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Coins and Money Lesson Plan: The Exact Change Game

Submitted by: Angela Watson

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 1-4, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to practice recognizing coins and determining their value. Students also use a free online math game to make exact change using various coin amounts and determine the fewest amount of coins needed to make exact change.

Students will:

  1. Recognize coins and determine their value.
  2. Make exact change using various coin amounts.
  3. Determine the fewest amount of coins needed to make exact change.


  • Computers with Internet access for BrainPOP
  • Interactive whiteboard (or just an LCD projector)


penny, nickel, dime, quarter, coins, change, exact change, cents


This lesson plan is designed to be used with children who are familiar with coins and their respective values. It can be used to introduce or reinforce the concept of making change. The lesson plan uses a free online math game (developed by Dough

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Pictographs Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page provides information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about pictographs. It is designed to complement the Pictographs topic page on BrainPOP Jr.

Help children quantify information in the world around them by teaching them how to read and understand graphs and collect, organize, and display data. This movie will explain how to read and create pictographs. It will also discuss tally charts and tally marks. You may wish to view the Tally Charts and Bar Graphs movie as extension or review.

Review with children that a pictograph is a graph that organizes and shows information using pictures. Display a pictograph and discuss it together or play the movie and pause when a pictograph is on the screen. Point out the title and labels. Explain that the key is a chart that explains what symbols or abbreviations mean. Remind children that a key might show that

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Bullying Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about bullying.  The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Bullying. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning.

Bullying is the act of intentionally harming someone physically, verbally, or psychologically. Bullying is often repeated over time and involves an imbalance of power. Acts of bullying include hitting, pushing, or other unwelcome touching; teasing and name-calling; repeated exclusion of an individual from games and activities; sending threatening or mean-spirited messages (such as texts, chats, voicemails, or e-mails); or spreading of hurtful rumors. Bullying and cyberbullying, or bullying that occurs online, are sensitive issues for many children, educators, and families. We recommend plenty of discussion before and

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Computer Emulators

 DOSBox   Many   Freeware          Rating: 9.1 (17 Votes)    DOS-emulator  BizHawk    Windows   Open-Source          Rating: Half StarNo Star 8.0 (1937 Votes)    Multi-system emulator designed for Tool-Assisted Speedruns (TAS)  CCS64   Windows   Freeware          Rating: Half StarNo Star 8.0 (27 Votes)    Commodore64 Emulator  VICE   Windows   Freeware          Rating: Half StarNo Star 7.9 (35 Votes)    C64, C128, VIC20, all the PET models, PLUS4 and CBM-II emulator.  RetroArch    Multi-platform   Open-Source          Rating: Half StarNo Star 7.7 (411 Votes)    Frontend for the Libretro API, effectively a multi-system emulator  ScummVM   Many   Open Source          Rating: No StarNo Star 7.5 (13 Votes)    open source game engine  Mini vMac   Many   Freeware          Rating: Half StarNo StarNo Star 7.0 (13 Votes)    A miniature Macintosh emulator  YAPE   Windows   Freeware          Rating: Half StarNo StarNo Star 7.0 (3 Votes)    Commodore plus/4 emulator.  Neko Project II   Windows   Freeware          Rating: Half StarNo StarNo StarNo Star 6.3 (17 Votes)    PC-9801E emulator.  Hoxs64   Windows   Freeware          Rating: No StarNo StarNo StarNo Star 5.8 (9 Votes)    Commodore 64 emulator  CPCE   Windows/Dos   Freeware          Rating: Half StarNo StarNo StarNo StarNo Star 5.2 (6 Votes)    Amstrad CPC Emulator  PearPC   Windows   Freeware          Rating: Half StarNo StarNo StarNo StarNo Star 3.8 (32 Votes)    PowerPC architecture emulator, which allows Mac OS X emulation on PC

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Top 7 Internet Providers in Port Townsend, WA (Jun 2021)

Internet Access in Port Townsend, Washington

Port Townsend residences have an average of 2.79 ISPs available to them. This is normal, seeing as most Internet providers were formerly cable TV and landline phone providers. Most houses have long been wired for one of each.

CenturyLink is an second choice. They offer a top speed of 100 Mbps. Wired broadband isn’t the only way to get Internet access for residents of Port Townsend. fixed wireless providers such as North Olympic Peninsula Data Centers can deliver 20 Mbps via wireless links. Outside of residential Internet, there are 3 providers within Port Townsend offering enterprise and business services like T1 or custom fiber loops. Our listings include every provider with explicit business plans on their site, although some can connect both home and business-class broadband.

Taking a look now at network tech with significant infrastructure already built across the city, the most common

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Computer Repair near Morganton, NC

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Top 8 Internet Providers in Albany, NY (Jun 2021)

Internet Access in Albany, New York

The most common wired broadband technologies in Albany are Cable and Fiber lines. Our records show that Cable reaches a practically one hundred percent territory, in contrast to Fiber’s 33.97 percent availability. Even considering cable connections or DSL networks may be more financially viable, fiber-optic networks are overall better suited to send entirely digital data transit, and result in better download speeds.

Spectrum is the most widespread provider for Albany residents. They are available to near one hundred percent of Albany. Viasat Internet is also a common option, with coverage in near one hundred percent of Albany with Satellite broadband service. The fastest plan we’ve found for Viasat in Albany is 35 megabits per second download.

HughesNet provides a common alternative. They offer near one hundred percent local availability and a maximum download speed of 25 Mbps. Wired broadband isn’t actually the only way

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