Creative Programming Lesson Plan: 15 Blocks Game

December 6, 2013

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to learn about creative programming. Through the game Tynker: 15 Blocks Challenge, st...

Computer Programming Basics Lesson Plan: Tynker Games

December 4, 2013

In this computer programming basics lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including online coding games) to learn about programming....

3D Printing Lesson Plan: Make Your Own Moby

December 4, 2013

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore 3D printing. Students will learn what 3D printers can and cannot do and sketch a useful object that t...

Programming Lesson Plan: Program Your Partner

November 24, 2013

In this hands-on, movement-based lesson, students will use BrainPOP resources as they are introduced to the concept of coding and programming. They will create short programs and sequences and then fo...

De-“Mist”-ifying Cloud Computing

November 11, 2013

In our newest BrainPOP technology movie, Tim introduces Moby to the wonders of cloud computing. Discover how the "cloud" is really a network of powerful data centers connected by the Internet. Learn h...

Student Gamers Lesson Plan: Evaluating Video Games

September 25, 2013

In this Student Gamers lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the role of a video game test. Students will create their own evaluations for video ...

New on GameUp: Carpenter’s Cut

September 6, 2013

BrainPOP is excited to include Carpenter's Cut in our collection of Math, Engineering and Technology games on GameUp! Developed by our partner Hooda Math, the Carpenter's Cut game allows students t...

Inventions Lesson Plan: The Origins of Computers and Other Technology

July 17, 2013

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 6-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the origins of computers and how they have changed our lives and affected other inventions....

Email Background Information for Teachers and Parents

May 22, 2013

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about writing letters and email.  The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Email. It ...

Transportation Background Information for Teachers and Parents

May 22, 2013

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about transportation. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Transportation. It expl...