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

December 21, 2012

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...

BrainPOP Helps Explain Hurricanes and Natural Disasters!

October 28, 2012

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...

Mixing Your Way Through Election Season

October 19, 2012

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...

New Content on BrainPOP ESL

October 17, 2012

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

October 8, 2012

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...

New Lessons on BrainPOP ESL

September 10, 2012

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...

New Movie: Hiroshima and Nagasaki

August 13, 2012

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?

August 6, 2012

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 ...

RIP Sally Ride

July 24, 2012

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–we’re on the Go!

July 3, 2012

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...