Mission US: City of Immigrants is now on GameUp

November 16, 2015

We're proud to announce the addition of City of Immigrants to our growing collection of wonderful Mission US games. These games immerse students in U.S. history through interactive role-playing experi...

BrainPOP Curriculum Connections for October

October 2, 2015

Celebrate important dates in October with BrainPOP! In addition to the resources below, we're spotlighting Hispanic Heritage Month. In this spotlight, you'll find all of our movie topic pages and l...

Cleopatra Lesson Plan: Exploring legacies and our own digital footprints

September 18, 2015

In this lesson, students use BrainPOP's Cleopatra unit to introduce or reinforce the consideration of context and perspective when working with historical and contemporary sources....

Constitutional Convention Lesson Plan

June 26, 2015

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online social studies game) to explore the Constitutional Convention....

How One Teacher Used BrainPOP to Teach Her Students – and Herself – About Citizenship

June 23, 2015

More than 40 years ago, Carmen Gil was an ESOL professor in her native country of Venezuela. She came to the United States and has been teaching at the same school in Jupiter, Florida, for 36 years! ...

Using BrainPOP to teach about Reconstruction

May 21, 2015

In BrainPOP's new movie, Reconstruction, students can follow Tim and Moby as they learn about the attempt to rebuild the South and reunite the country in the wake of the Civil War. Students will le...

New on BrainPOP: Henry Hudson Movie

May 11, 2015

He came... he saw... he named things after himself. Join Tim and Moby as they follow the career of Henry Hudson, the English explorer who spent years searching for the Northwest Passage. Your stude...

Henry Hudson Lesson Plan: Were His Explorations Successful?

April 24, 2015

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources to investigate the life, accomplishments, and legacy of English explorer Henry Hudson....

Reconstruction Lesson Plan: Exploring the Effects of Ending Slavery

April 17, 2015

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the political events that occurred after slavery ended and how Reconstruction laws affected families ...

Articles of Confederation Lesson Plan

August 31, 2014

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students will use BrainPOP resources to learn about the Articles of Confederation....