New Movie on BrainPOP Jr.- Fish

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In BrainPOP Jr.’s newest science movie, Annie and Moby explore fish. Starting with the broad question of What are fish?, this movie discusses how fish are classified and the unique characteristics o...

Nobel Prize for Medicine Awarded for Discoveries in Cell Transportation!

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This morning, professors James Rothman, Randy Schekman, and Thomas C. Suedhof became the latest recipients of Nobel Prize in Medicine!  They received the award for their work detailing how a cell...

Laboratory Practices Lesson Plan: Virtual Lab Disposable Lab Equipment

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In this laboratory practices lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use an online interactive to practice maintaining a sterile laboratory environment. Students will practice using ...

Forces of Flight Lesson Plan: CSI Flight Adventures

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In this forces of flight lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students will use BrainPOP resources (including two online games) to explore the properties and physics of flight....
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BrainPOP and Your Potential Energy!

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Guest blogger Christine Abdou reflects on teaching difficult content while addressing all learning styles with the use of BrainPOP.  As an elementary school science teacher, I often find myself ha...

Organs and Body Systems Lesson Plan: The Guts and Bolts Game

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In this organs and body systems lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the primary functions of various body systems. Students will also explore the...
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BrainPOP attends the Science Online Teen Unconference in New York City

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On Saturday, our own Maia Weinstock represented BrainPOP at the inaugural Science Online Teen unconference in New York City. An offshoot of the popular Science Online held each year in North Carolina,...

Oncology Lesson Plan: Cancer Identification and Treatment Science Game

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In this oncology lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use a free online game to play the role of an oncologist who must identify and treat cancerous tumors in patients. In additio...
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Game Changer: Transforming Middle School Science

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Get a sneak peek at a groundbreaking new title from leading games creator Second Avenue Learning! They're currently at work on a collaborative, multiplayer game designed to teach middle school science...
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National STEM Video Game Challenge 2013

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Inspired by the Educate to Innovate Campaign, President Obama’s initiative to promote a renewed focus on STEM education, the National STEM Video Game Challenge is a multi-year competition whose goa...