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Celebrate Presidents’ Day With Creative Coding!

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With Creative Coding, BrainPOP's new text- and block-based coding tool, students can "show what they know" about the presidents and the presidency. From building a museum exhibit honoring a favorit...
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Celebrating Black History with BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr.

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BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. offer a deep and diverse collection of resources to help your class learn about and celebrate the achievements of African Americans during Black History month AND all year lo...
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Getting to the Heart of the Matter on Valentine’s Day

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You can count on BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. to get to the HEART of the matter on Valentine’s Day! Explore these heart-smart movies, games, and more with your students. BrainPOP Movies Heart: Learn a...
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Exploring Earth Awareness at Home with BrainPOP!

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Earth awareness celebrations are happening in classrooms around the world throughout the month. Now, with help from BrainPOP, Earth Day fun and learning can continue at home. Before school lets out...
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Celebrate Poetry Month with a BrainPOP Found Poem

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For a fun Poetry Month idea, try this! Have students create a BrainPOP "found poem" by combining words and phrases from a BrainPOP movie of their choice. A found poem is one that is made up of text fr...
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Celebrating Women’s History

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March is Women's History month. Celebrate with BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr.! BrainPOP Our Women's History unit is chock full of topics featuring history-making women, from artists to astronauts, and im...
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Top Topics for Back-to-School

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As we gear up for the 2017-2018 school year, we've asked our Certified BrainPOP Educators and very own BrainPOPpers to share some of their favorite topics and how they're using them with students. Fro...
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Get Ready for the Solar Eclipse!

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On Monday August 21, America will witness a total solar eclipse -- the first in the continental U.S. in 38 years! Observing an eclipse provides students with a breathtaking demonstration of the sun...
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Make a Movie about a Mystery Animal!

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Try this fun activity using our brand new Make-a-Movie tool.  After students explore an animal on BrainPOP, like Reptiles or Mammals, invite them to think of a species from that animal class. For exam...
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Dig Deeper into BrainPOP Topics with Related Readings

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Looking for topic-specific, grade-appropriate informational texts? BrainPOP's got you covered! Every BrainPOP topic features a set of  up to 6 nonfiction, informational "Related Reading" articles that...