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De-“Mist”-ifying Cloud Computing

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In our newest BrainPOP technology movie, Tim introduces Moby to the wonders of cloud computing. Discover how the "cloud" is really a network of powerful data centers connected by the Internet. Learn h...
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November Spotlight – American Indians

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This November, check out our Spotlight: American Indians.  In BrainPOP's careful and sensitive way, our movies explain the wide variety of culture and peoples indigenous to the Americas.  Topics inc...
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Halloween on BrainPOP

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Happy Halloween! From scary costumes to sticky sweet candy, Halloween is filled with curious and fun tradition.  Learn all about the fascinating origins of today's holiday with the Featured Movie - H...
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Ethics – a New Topic to Support Common Core

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BrainPOP's newest topic, ethics, provides an accessible, engaging storyline and a terrific entry point for students to frame and build skills focused on in the Common Core State Standards. Understan...
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Our Featured Movie App for Windows 8 Hits Major Milestone!

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Thanks to all of you, our newly launched Featured Movie app for Windows 8 just reached a big milestone! The Windows 8 app - for devices like the Microsoft Surface - has now been downloaded more than 1...
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Prep for Pi Day 2013!

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Tomorrow is March 14th, also know as Pi day!  Every year many teachers observe the coincidence that our calendar notation aligns with the most famous ratio -  the circumference of a circle to its di...
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5 Great Uses for BrainPOP’s Earth Awareness April Spotlight

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Here are 5 ways to shine April's BrainPOP spotlights Earth Awareness and Money Matters into your classroom. 1) April 22nd is Earth Day - have students explore the entire Earth Awareness Spotlight p...
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BrainPOP comes to Windows 8 and Windows RT

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It's with pride and excitement that BrainPOP has released a new app for Windows 8 and its sidekick Windows RT for use on mobile devices such as the Microsoft Surface. Our Windows app highlights t...

Meteorites and Asteroids!

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We're sure that today's news about the meteorite in Russia has piqued everyone's interest. With that in mind we've made today's featured movie Asteroids. Enjoy! ...
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100 Years Ago Today, Rosa Parks was Born.

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100 years ago today, February 4th 1913, Rosa Parks was born. Her courage helped spark the civil rights movement- and she remains a central figure in a defining moment of 20th century US history. ...