May Events, Milestones, and More

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From Holocaust Remembrance Day to the Brown Vs. Board of Education decision, May marks many important historical moments and events. Make BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. your go-to destination for meaningful curriculum connections.

Holocaust Remembrance

Holocaust: Learn about the Holocaust, from how Hitler rose to power to what Kritstallnacht was and a little about the history of anti-Semitism in Europe.

Anne Frank: Discover the story of this courageous girl who bravely kept a diary of her time in hiding during the Holocaust.

Adolf Hitler:  From Hitler’s first speeches as a member of a fledgling political party to the parliamentary act that gave him complete and total control over Germany, this movie covers the history of one of the world’s worst tyrants.

Historical Events, Celebrations, and Milestones

Latin Music: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with salsa, merengue, tango and more!

Mexico: This BrainPOP Jr. movie explores the history and holidays of Mexico, including Cinco de Mayo.

Brown Vs. Board of Education of Topeka:  Learn about this landmark Supreme Court case in which Thurgood Marshall argued that separate schools could never be equal.

Mount Everest:  Join Tim and Moby on a journey to the highest mountain in the world! Find out who reached the top for the first time on May 29, 1953.

Bridges: In honor of the opening of California’s Golden Gate Bridge on May 27, 1937, enjoy this movie all about bridge construction.



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