summer connection

Summer Connection and Building a Culture of Innovation.

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BrainPOP was thrilled to sponsor and attend Summer Connection 2012, a conference in Mooresville, North Carolina - home of the "Digital Conversion Initiative" - one of the nations first, and most succe...
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 imp...
Sally Ride

RIP Sally Ride

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The world lost a true pioneer yesterday. Sally Ride, who flew through space in 1983, died of pancreatic cancer. Though most well known as an astronaut, watch the BrainPOP animation to learn more about...

BrainPOP Lesson on Blogs

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Watch as I navigate my way through a lesson on blogs from BrainPop....

Online Safety with Storybird Lesson Plan: Understanding When to Ask for Parental Permission

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In this Online Safety lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to explore the importance of online and real world safety. Students will creat...

Online Safety Board Games Lesson Plan: Identify Internet Safety Rules

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In this internet safety lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to identify and analyze basic online safety rules. Students then create game boards which th...

No Bully Zone Lesson Plan: Responding to and Preventing Bullying

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In this Preventing Bullying lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to define bullying (and/or cyberbullying) and explain its effects. Stude...

Thomas Edison Lesson Plan: How Inventions Build Upon Each Other

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to identify important accomplishments in the life of Thomas Edison. Students will also research later inventions...

Evaluating Online Sources Lesson Plan: Is Everything on the Internet True?

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In this online sources lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP resources to learn how to conduct effective internet research. Students will analyze research on the intern...

Force, Gravity, Revolution, and Rotation Lesson Plan: Fly to Mars Game

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the effects of force, gravity, revolution and rotation. Students will identify the environmental and ...