Curricular Tie-Ins for May

Keep this list of BrainPOP movies handy, and check our online Curriculum Calendar for additional tie-ins.
May 1: Tell (102) stories about the Empire State Building, which opened today in 1931, with our Skyscrapers movie.
May 4: Breathe a little easier on World Asthma Day with our Asthma and Lungs (K-3) movies.
May 5: Join the Cinco de Mayo party! Show our and Latin Music and Mexico (K-3) movies.
May 8: Mark the 65th anniversary of “V-E” Day with BrainPOP’s World War II Causes and World War II movies.
May 9: Do something sweet today for all the chocolate-loving moms out there: bite into our Chocolate movie.
May 12: Collaborate: it’s National Lab Day. Watch our Science Projects and Scientific Method movies. BrainPOP Jr. offers Science Projects and Scientific Method movies as well.
May 17: Children’s author Eloise Greenfield was born today in 1929. Learn about her life and work with BrainPOP Jr.’s  Eloise Greenfield movie. May 17 also marks the official “birth” of the New York Stock Exchange. Find out more with BrainPOP’s Stock Market movie.
May 19: Influential civil rights activist Malcolm X was born today in 1925. Discuss his legacy with our Malcolm X movie.
May 20: Our Amelia Earhart movie is sure to fly with your students today, the anniversary of the aviatrix’s solo flight across the Atlantic.
May 24: Watch our Bridges movie and commemorate the opening of the famed Brooklyn Bridge, on this date in 1883.
May 29: President JFK was born today in 1917. Revisit Camelot with our John F. Kennedy movie. Also today, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of the world’s tallest peak. Find out more about their trek with our Mt. Everest movie.
May 31: On Memorial Day, remember the men and women who serve in our country’s military. Show our Armed Forces movie.
June 5: Show our Humans and the Environment movie and BrainPOP Jr.’s Reduce, Reuse, Recycle movie; it’s World Environment Day.
June 6: Travel back in time to 1944 Normandy with our World War II movie, on the anniversary of D-Day. And, author Cynthia Rylant celebrates a birthday today. Show BrainPOP Jr.’s Cynthia Rylant movie and talk about the writer’s work.

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