Making a BrainPOP Style Movie

January 14, 2016

When students make a BrainPOP-style movie, they put to use a range of important skills, from brainstorming and writing to collaborating and producing. And, by identifying and then applying specific vi...

Take a Tour of BrainPOP’s New Look!

December 7, 2015

Originally Recorded December 2015 BrainPOP has a brand new look! Join us for a tour of the newly redesigned site, developed with input from educators like you. We’ll lead an expert guided tour o...

Programming Lesson Plan: Run Marco! Game

December 4, 2015

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 1-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to explore computer coding, algorithms, and programming....

BrainPOP Has a New Look!

November 21, 2015

BrainPOP has a brand-new look! We’ve launched a major redesign, developed with educator input to ensure we present our users with a site that’s fresh, appealing, tablet- and smartphone-ready, an...

BirdSleuth Sound Lesson Plan: Bird Song Hero Game

November 18, 2015

In this BirdSleuth lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-8, students learn about sound and how spectrograms reflect pitch and duration. Students then create their own spectrogram to represent ...

Observational Skills and Spectrogram Lesson Plan: Bird Song Hero Game

November 13, 2015

In this Bird Song Hero lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 2-8, students use their observational skills to match each bird song to its corresponding spectrogram (a visual representation of the s...

Visual Information is a Fundamental Element in Learning

November 12, 2015

This case study, presented by The MirandaNet Fellowship, investigates whether the growing use of BrainPOP videos, gaming and quizzes enriches student learning and, if so, what can be done to improv...

Two new movies now on BrainPOP

October 26, 2015

We're proud to announce the BrainPOP team has been hard at work on a new movie for the Famous Authors and Books Unit in English-Language Arts AND a new movie for the Diseases, Injuries, and Conditions...

Newly Updated Mars Topic Reflects NASA’s Big News

September 29, 2015

Yesterday, NASA announced the discovery of liquid water on the surface of Mars, underscoring the possibility of life on the red planet. While it may take scientists years to find out the source or ful...

Using The Quiz Mixer

September 16, 2015

This screencast provides a brief overview of The Quiz Mixer....