potential energy

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...
Women in STEM

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...
Middle School Science Game Changer

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...
STEM video game challenge

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...
Scientific Illustrations Video

Getting Creative: Scientific Illustrations & Other Projects

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All the way from Shanghai, we welcome Laura Brown, a high school science teacher, for this webinar on scientific illustrations and other creative projects. Find out how she and her students use BrainP...
Pavlov's dog game

Teaching Conditioned Reflexes with the Pavlov’s Dog Game

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Can you train a dog to drool on command? Find out in the Pavlov's Dog game in BrainPOP's GameUp! Show your students the Conditioning movie, then let them explore conditioned reflexes through game p...
solar system

Using BrainPOP’s GameUp to Teach About the Solar System

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In addition the many movie topic pages on the solar system, BrainPOP also has three dynamic games to help students learn about space in a fun and interactive way! Build a Solar System allows stude...
Food Fight Species Cards

Food Fight Species Cards

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These Food Fight species cards help students organize and think through game play....