Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Lesson Plan: The Quandary Game

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This problem-solving lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, centers around an online gamed called Quandary that engages students in making ethical decisions about a society they are helping to shape....

Eyes Lesson Plan: How Do We See?

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 4-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how the human eye functions. Students will watch a brief movie on the eye and complete a set of grap...

Water Cycle Lesson Plan: Create Your Own Water Cycle

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 2-6, student use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the water cycle. Students will use hands-on materials to create and observe their ...

Simple Machines Lesson Plan: An Online Game and Learning Stations

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In this simple machines lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-6, students use BrainPOP Jr. and BrainPOP resources (including an online science game) to explore a variety of simple machines. Stu...
Food Chain Game

The Food Chain Game

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Want to see the food chain process come alive for your students? Introduce them to The Food Chain Game on BrainPOP's GameUp! We're proud to offer this resource in conjunction with Sheppard Software...
iPad in the Classroom

iPad in the Classroom: BrainPOP and Other Useful Resources

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Last week, Senior Manager of BrainPOP Educators Andrew Gardner presented at the Apple Store on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.  The topic was "iPad in the Classroom" and Andrew spoke about the devic...
Awards from Globaloria

The Globeys: Globaloria’s Game Design Awards

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Globaloria, established by the World Wide Workshop, is a program that teaches students how to create web-based educational games and interactive simulations. Each year, the program hosts the Globeys, ...
Hiroshima and Nagasaki

New Movie: Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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You've come to expect BrainPOP movies to explain concepts and ideas with clarity, depth and respect. These qualities are especially important when explaining complex and sensitive topics, such as Sept...
What are Martians?

What are Martians?

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To celebrate the successful landing of Curiosity, NASA's latest Mars Rover, our featured movie of the day is Mars! When asked, "What are martians?" Tim and Moby respectfully debunk the existence of th...
STEM teacher Corps

STEM Teacher Corps Announced

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Last week, President Obama announced plans for a STEM teacher Corps to recognize and reward leading teachers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) areas. Recognizing the impor...