Circuit Construction Kit: DC Simulation Overview for Teachers

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In this sim, students build circuits with batteries, light bulbs, resistors, and switches while exploring the relationship between voltage, current, and resistance....

Area Builder Simulation Primer

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This video primer is an introduction to the Area Builder simulation's features and uses. Since sims are designed to be exploratory, this video is recommended for teacher viewing only.  ...

Atomic Bonding Lesson Plan: Atom Touch

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play Atom Touch, a simulation that invites learners to explore principles of thermodynamics and molecular dynamics. Specifically, they gain a ha...

Up From the Dust: SnapThought Prompts

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Have your students signed up for individual accounts? If you have a school-wide subscription to BrainPOP, students will be able to use our SnapThought ® tool to play Mission US: Up from the Dust. T...
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Introducing Yard Games!

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Kids love to play in the Yard!  Now they can with our newly expanded collection of Yard Games from our partner, University of Wisconsin’s Field Day Lab.   Yard Games invite students to explore conc...
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Thumbs Up for BrainPOP’s Proposed SXSWedu 2017 Panels

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The SXSWedu Panel Picker is officially open through September 2! Shape the conference line-up and help get BrainPOP onto the 2017 schedule by casting your vote for the sessions we’re involved with: A...

Hour of Code and BrainPOP

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Celebrate Computer Science Education Week  by working an "Hour of Code" into your schoolday! Running, December 8-14, CSEdWeek aims to highlight the importance of computer science, which 90 percent of ...

Just Do It (Again): How Virtual and Video Game Labs Give Students the Freedom to Fail

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Tracy Carlin shared this post with BrainPOP and I like how this quote explained the "Psychosocial Moratorium Principal." Not sure what that is, or how games could help your students? Read on to what T...