Keep this list of BrainPOP movies handy, and check out our online Curriculum Calendarfor additional tie-ins.
♦ August 4: Jazz things up with our Louis Armstrong movie; the jazz legend was born today in 1901.
♦ August 5: Another Armstrong – astronaut Neil – celebrates a birthday today. Our Apollo Project movie tells you about his work.
♦ August 6: Use our Nuclear Energy movie to foster an understanding of the Hiroshima bombing, which took place today in 1945.
♦ August 11: Show our Ramadan movie and explain why this month-long observation – beginning today – is sacred to Muslims around the world.
♦ August 12: The T.rex “Sue” was discovered 20 years ago today. Dig up some more information with our Dinosaurs and Fossils (K-3) movies.
♦ August 15: Get a Napoleon complex with our movie on Napoleon Bonaparte, born today in 1769. Two centuries later, the Woodstock Festival kicked off. Enjoy some peace, love, and understanding with our 60s Folk movie.
♦ August 19: Go fly a … plane?! It’s National Aviation Day; hit cruising altitude with our Flight movie.
♦ August 23: Around the world today, we commemorate International Remembrance of Slave Trade. Our movies on Slavery and Harriet Tubman (K-3) are a great way to start the classroom dialogue.