On Wednesday, April 17th @ 7:15 AM Common Core Rap was highlighted on XL 106.7′s Johnny’s House morning show! Listen to the complete interview!
4/20/2013 Update: Congratulations to Florida students for completing the science portion of the FCAT. We know you all did great! The STREAM FOR FREE period has expired. If you have come to this page to check out the videos, please see the Preview Videos page which gives access to 30 and 45 second previews of all of our videos. Thanks for using us as a resource during the FCAT. Now, get some rest and enjoy the weekend!
In support of Florida students preparing for the FCAT, we are offering all of our videos free to stream from April 17-19! View the full length videos, read the lyrics, and practice rapping over instrumental beats. All videos are rich with FCAT vocabulary words, definitions, and Big Ideas. If you want larger full-length videos for classroom use, visit the Common Core Rap Store. Come on students, the FCAT can’t hold you!
The brain tells your body what and not to do! We are so excited about our new Human Body Rap! Click the photo to view a large preview (recommended for fast Internet connections). You can view a smaller preview on our Preview Videos page. And of course, both the Human Body Rap Song and Human Body Rap Video are available for purchase at the Common Core Rap Store!
Common Core Concepts covered in Human Body include: brain, heart, lungs, pancreas, liver, blood, kidneys, bladder, skeleton, bones, cells, connective tissue, muscles, blood sugar, digestion, stomach, intestines
Our newest rap, Human Body, is half complete. The song has been recorded and we are now transitioning to the storyboard/video portion of the project. Human Body rap and music video will be available mid-April. The human body rap will discuss the functions of the brain, heart, lungs, kidneys, pancreas, bones, muscles, and much more. Look for an audio preview soon!
The Common Core Rap Store has been redesigned to offer a quick overview of our newest rap songs and videos. You can now search by New Products or All Products. Each product has been updated to show what subject areas and vocabulary is included. Additionally, a Bestsellers board has been added to let you know which songs and videos are trending. We hope you like the new design and find it easier than ever to fuze music and education in your classroom!
Khari’s got the force, Ava’s got the motion! We are proud to announce the completion of our latest educational rap, Forces and Motion. Both the audio and video versions of the project are now available at the Common Core Rap Store and can serve as a fun and useful addition to your lessons. Check out the preview: Forces and Motion preview. Tell us about your gains!
Common Core Concepts covered in Forces and Motion include: motion, gravity, force, weight, speed, distance, opposing forces, friction, attract, repel, Newton, mass, heat, direction, balanced and unbalanced forces
Good news! Matter Changes, a rap about the ways matter can change physically and chemically is now complete and available at the Common Core Rap Store! If you are looking for a fun way to engage your students and learn Common Core Standards for the Changes In Matter lesson, we have you covered. Check it out!
Common Core Concepts covered in Matter Changes include: liquid, solid, gas, freeze, dissolve, melt, burn, atom, element, compound, mixture, classify, property, form, shape, physical, chemical, reaction, chemical change, state, characteristics, quality, compress, magnetic, mass, density, temperature, disintegrate
After a few weeks of rest, Common Core Rap is back working on our latest Common Core based educational rap, Matter Changes. Matter Changes is filled with information and examples including physical and chemical changes, the effect temperature has on states of matter, and more!
Matter Changes release date is 1/7/2013. Here is what we have been working on: Matter Changes Preview.
Update 11/21/2012: Common Core Rap is proud to announce that Energy is now complete! The Energy rap song and music video featuring CommonCore, Ava, and Khari are now available in the Common Core Rap Store! Thank you for your patience and continued support. Enjoy!
Common Core Concepts covered in Energy include: mental, physical, energy, light, heat, sound, electricity, solar, potential energy, conduction, friction, gravity, attraction, insulate, gravity, force, attraction
Update 11/15/2012: Unfortunately, we are not going to make our 11/15/2012 deadline for “Energy” due to rapper CommonCore battling the flu. We will work on getting healthy and finish the rap video as soon as possible. Thanks!
From: 11/13/2012: The lyrics are written, the vocals have been laid down, and the video production is well under way! We are about 70% complete with 2 left before the deadline. Common Core Rap is looking forward to sharing our song about light, heat, solar, and electrical energy!