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What’s New at BrainPOP: February Recap

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February may be the shortest month, but it’s not short on new stuff at BrainPOP!

New Features

Help Center
Got questions? BrainPOP’s new Help Center has the answers! The Help Center is available to you 24/7 and accessible from the Help link at the bottom of every BrainPOP page. Our easy-to-navigate articles cover topics ranging from how to use BrainPOP features and tools to managing your subscription and everything in between

Make-a-Movie Updates
Making BrainPOP-style movies is now even more fun with the addition of pre-made backgrounds for movie scenes! We’ve started with a collection of 100 popular backgrounds and are adding more each week, so be sure to keep searching to see what’s new. And, soon we’ll be including curated sets of related backgrounds for every BrainPOP topic.

Family Engagement
To strengthen the school-to-home connection, families can now sign up to receive tips about using BrainPOP around timely topics you’re teaching in class.  Please pass along this exciting news to your students’ families. Remind students of their usernames and passwords so that families can log in at home.

New on BrainPOP Jr.  

Ruby Bridges
Meet Ruby Bridges, the first African-American child to integrate the all-white William Frantz Elementary School in Louisiana.

Compare and Contrast
How are dolphins and sharks alike? How are they different? Learn how to compare and contrast!

Engineering and Design Process
Discover how engineers solve problems by brainstorming ideas, making a plan, and testing and improving their designs

New on GameUp

Atom Touch
This simulation invites students to discover principles of thermodynamics and molecular dynamics as they explore the structures and attributes of particles all the way down at the molecular level.