Star Wars!

New on BrainPOP, Theme, Star Wars and the Force!

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Awaken the Force even before your students see the imminent “Star Wars” flick! BrainPOP’s newest topic - timed to coincide with the big opening - epitomizes our ongoing efforts to present curric...

Newly Updated Mars Topic Reflects NASA’s Big News

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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...
Hour of Code at BrainPOP

Hour of Code and BrainPOP

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Celebrate Computer Science Education Week  by working an "Hour of Code" into your schoolday! Running, December 8-14, CSEdWeek aims to highlight the importance of computer science, which 90 percent of...

Touchdown! Rosetta’s Lander Makes History

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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...
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Ebola Education: Establish Factual Understanding and Ease Student Fears

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Media coverage of the recent Ebola outbreak has been inescapable.  Though the images and stories have been scary, it's important not to let fear and panic spread faster than the virus itself! To help...

The 2014 Winter Olympics- Resources for Bringing the Games into Your Classroom

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The 2014 Winter Olympics are almost here and BrainPOP has some great resources for bringing them into your classroom. An international and historic event, the Sochi Winter Olympics offers a great oppo...

“Read all About it” in our December Newsletter

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Extra! Extra! The December 2013 edition of our newsletter has hit the stands. Get the latest on our holiday offer; the slew of new Tech & Science games on GameUp; the ways we supported CSEdWeek; r...

BrainPOP’s Computer Science Unit is Available Free all Week

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Just in time for Computer Science Education Week and the Hour of Code,  BrainPOP has added a new unit to the technology section: Computer Science!  It replaces Computers & Internet, whose to...

Remembering Nelson Mandela

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In memory of Nelson Mandela, today's featured movie is about Apartheid....

Thanksgiving Preparation with BrainPOP Jr. Get Your Gobble On!

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Turkey time is just around the corner and BrainPOP Jr. helped spark a little turkey tradition and fun in our classroom.  The students worked on creating a turkey using fine motor skills to cut, glu...