Cast Your Vote Game Trailer

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This trailer features a quick overview of Cast Your Vote, a game that helps students build the skills the need to be informed voters....
Curriculum Connection

BrainPOP & iCivics: Building Media Literacy Skills

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It’s no secret that your students spend much of their time using social media and digital platforms! Make the most of National Media Literacy Week (October 21-25) by designing lesson plans that help y...

Life Cycle of Stars Lesson Plan: Journey Through an Exploded Star

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-9, students discover, explore, and play to  learn about the life cycle of stars and the connection between elements and space. The culminating activity, Jou...

How to Be a Scientist: Careers in Astronomy

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Space exploration produces immense amounts of data: how does that become knowledge that anyone can understand, and why does it matter? Smithsonian expert Kimberly Arcand offers a glimpse into her care...

The Meaning of Beep: Civil Rights

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Scientific Modeling Lesson Plan: Lost at the Forever Mine

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-9, students play Lost at the Forever Mine, a game that introduces mathematical modeling that scientists and engineers practice to describe data and predict ...

Lost at the Forever Mine Game: SnapThought Prompts

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Do your students have individual accounts? If you have a school-wide BrainPOP subscription, students will be able to use our SnapThought ® tool to play the game Lost at the Forever Mine game!  Snap...

April is Earth Awareness Month

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Celebrate Earth Day every day with eco-friendly movies and games! Earth Awareness Movies BrainPOP provides movies featuring a broad range of environmental topics in these Science units: Diversity of...

Race to Ratify Extension Activities

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Make your students’ game play more meaningful with these extension and assessment activities  designed specifically for Race to Ratify by our partner, iCivics. Find additional resources to support ...

Race to Ratify Game Guide

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Download this teacher Game Guide provided by our partner, iCivics, for learning objectives, big ideas, steps for how to play, screen guide & tips, discussion questions, and activity ideas. Find ad...