shortest day of the year

The Shortest Day of the Year – and the Maya Apocalypse!

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Why are the days getting shorter? Why is it getting cold in some places and not in others? Why are there seasons? Here in the Northern Hemisphere, December 21st is the shortest day of the year and t...
natural disasters

BrainPOP Helps Explain Hurricanes and Natural Disasters!

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As Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast, people are busy preparing for the epic storm!  Need help explaining to students exactly what's going on out there? BrainPOP is acknowledging the need for...
election season

Mixing Your Way Through Election Season

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Have you been using games on GameUp to help your students understand themes of this election season?  If so, you might be interested in two new quizzes that we've created specific to this year's pres...
BrainPOP ESL

New Content on BrainPOP ESL

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Have you checked out BrainPOP ESL lately? If so, you may have noticed our new content: Level 3, Unit 4! We are excited to announce the launch of this new unit, which brings BrainPOP ESL up to 80 speci...
election-themed brainpop movies

Election-Themed BrainPOP Movies

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Looking for some election-themed BrainPOP movies?  Our upcoming featured movies are the perfect tools for teaching students about the presidential election process.  From politics to presidents we...
BrainPOP ESL

New Lessons on BrainPOP ESL

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Ben and Moby are excited to announce new content on BrainPOP ESL: level 3, unit 3! Did you know that the higher level units on BrainPOP ESL, are more content driven, so they not only demystify grammar...
Hiroshima and Nagasaki

New Movie: Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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You've come to expect BrainPOP movies to explain concepts and ideas with clarity, depth and respect. These qualities are especially important when explaining complex and sensitive topics, such as Sept...
What are Martians?

What are Martians?

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To celebrate the successful landing of Curiosity, NASA's latest Mars Rover, our featured movie of the day is Mars! When asked, "What are martians?" Tim and Moby respectfully debunk the existence of ...
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 Jr. App

BrainPOP Jr. App–we’re on the Go!

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Bring learning to your fingertips with the BrainPOP Jr. app, and Annie and Moby! We are excited to announce that we’ve recently released our BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week app. You can now access Br...