Helping to Build a "Nation of Makers"

Helping to Build a “Nation of Makers”

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We’re so proud to announce our involvement with the National Week of Making, celebrating the builders, creators, designers, and problem solvers among us! Running today through June 18th, the Nationa...

Scientific Method Lesson Plan: Testing Greek Architecture

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-8, students practice using the scientific method by studying Greek architecture and testing out which column shape is the strongest....

Latitude and Longitude Differentiated Lesson Plan

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-5, students will use BrainPOP resources to explore latitude and longitude in differentiated activities....

Differentiated Lesson Plan on the Scientific Method

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In this differentiated lesson plan for grades 2-4, students will explore the scientific method using BrainPOP, BrainPOP Jr., and BrainPOP ESL resources....

Teach Photosynthesis with the Ruby Realm Game

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The Ruby Realm is a fantastic new adventure game that we are excited to feature on GameUp! Developed by our partner, The Education Development Center, The Ruby Realm helps students construct an unders...
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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...
Teaching Science

Teaching Science and Formative Assessment: POPstar Robert Miller

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Originally Recorded April 2014 POPstar Robert Miller – an award-winning 5th-grade science teacher – hosts this interactive workshop covering inquiry-based science curriculum; the creative use o...

Insects make their Debut on BrainPOP Jr.

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Scientists have found about a million species of insects! In this new science movie, Annie and Moby explore insects and their different traits. You'll find out about insects’ anatomy, behavior, life...

April Spotlight on Earth Awareness

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Though we support thinking about the earth everyday, April is officially Earth Awareness Month! Show your love for the planet with our Earth Awareness Spotlight, covering a range of topics including ...

STEM Lesson Plans

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BrainPOP's STEM collection highlights topics from Energy Sources and Digital Animation to Electric Circuits and Statistics. Lesson plans for these topics and more are all included in this STEM lesson ...