Guest Blogger Laura Brown – Reflections on Science Education in Shanghai

November 17, 2011

With all the buzz at  BrainPOP about the STEM video game challenge and this week's Global Education Conference, today we welcome Guest Blogger Laura Brown. Laura is an expatriate science teacher work...

Are You Game? Game Design Workshop – November 12th

October 21, 2011

Attention New York City area educators! Are you 'game' for a free one day game design workshop with BrainPOP and Gamestar Mechanic? Then read on. . . From the National STEM Video Game Challenge to ...

The Power of a Good Question

October 13, 2011

Superstar educator Kippy Cooper, a science teacher from Draper Intermediate School in Wylie TX, uses BrainPOP to help her students develop the ability to ask good questions.  She says, "Part of my ...

Who was Ada Lovelace?

October 7, 2011

October 7th is Ada Lovelace Day, a worldwide event named for 19th-century mathematician Ada Lovelace. Using the power of blogging, the day celebrates women who've followed career paths into the STEM...

Energy Technology and Science Industries Lesson Plan: STEM Careers of the Future

August 29, 2011

In this STEM lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students will analyze a slideshow of the 10 best careers of the future. Students will use BrainPOP and other internet resources to resea...

Dots in Blue Water: Making a Difference With STEM and BrainPOP

July 27, 2011

Several months ago, we found out that one of our favorite teachers, Michael Baer of the South Adams Schools in Berne, Indiana, was going to be in town. As BrainPOP’s physical science advisor for the...

Get Excited About Technology on Ada Lovelace Day

March 23, 2010

March 24th marks the second annual Ada Lovelace Day, an event in which bloggers around the globe celebrate women in technology by writing about their accomplishments. The day is named for 19th-cen...

STEM Skills Lesson Plan: STEM to the Rescue!

October 27, 2008

In this STEM Skills lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP and other online resources to research a science, engineering, or technology topic, and create a digital public servic...