Planets and Galaxies Lesson Plan: Sizing Up the Universe Interactive Game

December 19, 2014

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-8. students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online interactive) to explore the vastness of the universe and the size and distance between c...

Differentiated Lesson Plan on the Scientific Method

December 7, 2014

In this differentiated lesson plan for grades 2-4, students will explore the scientific method using BrainPOP, BrainPOP Jr., and BrainPOP ESL resources....

Where to Catch BrainPOP on the Road This December

December 1, 2014

Catch BrainPOP on the road! We're heading to two great conferences this month before the holidays: December 2 - December 4, 2014 LACUE New Orleans, LA December 8 - December 9, 2014 MN TIES...

Tips for Using BrainPOP at Home During the Holiday Break

November 21, 2014

Would your students benefit from participating in fun, informal learning activities during their holiday break? Share this post with children and their parents to provide great opportunities for learn...

5 Reasons to Use Closed-Captioning with BrainPOP Movies

November 19, 2014

Here are some great reasons to use closed-captioning with BrainPOP movies. It's easy! All BrainPOP, BrainPOP Jr., and BrainPOP ESL movies have built-in closed captioning (or subtitle) features. See...

Concept Mapping with BrainPOP’s Make-A-Map Tool

November 18, 2014

Have you tried Make-a-Map yet? BrainPOP Movie watching becomes interactive with our Make-a-Map tool. Click the "Make-a-Map" button on any topic page and give it a try! The movie appears in the upp...

Touchdown! Rosetta’s Lander Makes History

November 13, 2014

Yesterday, after a journey of billions of miles, a probe the size of a washing machine landed on the surface of a speeding comet. In recognition of the European Space Agency's achievement, we've added...

November Curriculum Spotlights

November 7, 2014

Did you know that each month, BrainPOP highlights movie topics and other resources that might be relevant to your curriculum? Our Curriculum Spotlight page gives you a yearlong overview of all BrainPO...

6 Free Halloween Resources on BrainPOP

October 29, 2014

Halloween is almost here! We've got 6 spooktacular BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. features to help you celebrate with students in an educational way! Learn all about the holiday's origins with our Fea...

7 ways to differentiate lessons with BrainPOP

October 15, 2014

How can you use a single BrainPOP movie to differentiate lessons and meet the needs of ALL students in your class? Here are 7 suggested ways for meeting the needs of both struggling students and advan...