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What’s New at BrainPOP: May Recap

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School may be wrapping up for the year, but we’re as busy as ever developing new movies–especially for our new BrainPOP News series–as well as hosting webinars to help you make learning from home meaningful, effective, and fun.

Here’s what we’ve been up to:


California Missions NEW 
Go back in time to the Mission Era to learn the story of the 21 missions built along the California coast, and the catastrophic impact it had on the Native peoples living there.  

Ecosystems UPDATE
How do ecosystems support life on Earth? Watch to find out!

Heat Transfer NEW
Why do hot things cool down and cool things heat warm up? Heat transfer! Learn all about this scientific phenomena. 

BrainPOP News (BPN)
This new series from BrainPOP breaks down current events in kid-friendly language.

AAPI Heritage Month
Join the BrainPOP News reporters for a “Guess Who” quiz show featuring impressive Asian Americans in a range of fields, including an architect, a labor leader, and a U.S. Senator. 

Trouble for the Post Office
Neither snow nor rain nor heat will stop the U.S. Postal Service from delivering your mail… but the new coronavirus just might! Watch this special news report to find out how and why.

How Soap Works
You know washing hands is important–especially now. This edition of BPN explores how soap works and why it’s an effective germ killer.


K-8 Pacing Guides and Lesson Plans
Explore our simple grade-specific, one-week pacing guides and accompanying two-day lesson plans for topics you’re teaching now. Each lesson step includes modifications for offline, differentiation, and ELL. Keep your eye out for new ones throughout the next month.

CBE of the Month
May’s CBE of the Month, Silvina Uzal, is an elementary classroom teacher in Florida. Learn how she uses BrainPOP to spark curiosity with her students.  

May was jam-packed with webinars on timely topics such as using BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. to support Distance Learning, Managing Stress, and more.

All past webinars are available on demand.