simple machines

New Game on GameUp: Simple Machines!

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In Simple Machines, the newest science game featured on GameUp, there are spare robot parts all over the Museum. It's the job of Twitch to go and collect them. It won't be easy, and that's the problem...
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Using the BrainPOP Mixer in Creative Ways

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BrainPOP Educators continue to submit interesting quizzes using the BrainPOP Mixer tool.   One of our recent favorites is from @jodonnell from Raymond W. Kershaw Elementary School in New Jersey, w...
CItizen Science Game Curriculum

Citizen Science Game Curriculum

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Click to download the Citizen Science Game Curriculum created by Jim Matthews of the Citizen Science Project....
iPad in the Classroom

iPad in the Classroom: BrainPOP and Other Useful Resources

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Last week, Senior Manager of BrainPOP Educators Andrew Gardner presented at the Apple Store on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.  The topic was "iPad in the Classroom" and Andrew spoke about the devi...
Science Class and BrainPOP

Introducing BrainPOP to your Science Class

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See how BrainPOP is used to teach a science class....
Hiroshima and Nagasaki

New Movie: Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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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...
August Spotlights

August Spotlights

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The beginning of August means the beginning of the school year is just around the corner and our Back to School spotlight has just what you need to get your students ready for a successful school year...
Sally Ride

RIP Sally Ride

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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...
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Guts and Bolts

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Guts and Bolts? It may sound gross, but it sure is fun! Our newest BrainPOP developed game on GameUp leads students as they help Moby construct a cyborg Tim with a combination of organic tissue and re...

Earth Awareness Lesson Plan: What’s Your Cause?

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In this Earth Awareness lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students choose an area of environmental interest that is relevant to them and use BrainPOP resources to explore the topic in-de...