Make slime, use math to share candy, study zombie brains, and explore the concept of fear with these videos and lesson plans for PreK-12.
Halloween hasn't always been about candy and costumes. Take a look back at the historical traditions about spirits that are the basis for this holiday. You're in for a treat!
In this Dinosaur Train clip, Mr. Conductor explains what it is like to be nocturnal to the Pteranodon family and their friend Ned. (Grades PreK-1)
In this Dinosaur Train clip, the kids explore two rooms of the Haunted Roundhouse. They decide that the experience is spooky, but also fun. (Grades PreK-1)
The following lessons about neuroscience were inspired by the book, The Zombie Autopsies, written by Steven C. Schlozman, M.D., and are intended to complement it. The Zombie Autopsies was inspired by George Romero’s 1968 cult-classic horror film Night of the Living Dead.
In this self-paced lesson, students explore how Shakespeare uses supernatural elements in Macbeth. (Grades 9-12)
Explore Edgar Allan Poe’s famous short story, “The Tell-Tale Heart,“ in this video from the American Masters film Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive. (Grades 6-12)