Run a County Lesson Plan: Counties Work Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play a game called Counties Work, in which they play the role of county official, helping fellow citizens while managing taxes and local emerge...

Activate: Additional Features for My BrainPOP

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Have your students signed up for individual logins through My BrainPOP? If you have a school-wide subscription to BrainPOP, students will be able to use our SnapThought ® tool to play Activate. Th...

Parliamentary System Lesson Plan: Determining a Government for a New Country

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to discover what a parliamentary system of government is and how it compares and contrasts with the system of govern...
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Teach the Election with BrainPOP! Upcoming Webinars, Resources, and More

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The height of election season is clearly upon us: the much-anticipated first debate, the voter registration reminders that keep cropping up online, the political ads on TV, the front pages of newspap...

On Your Feedback

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Recently, a 4th- and 5th-grade teacher at a local New York City elementary school communicated a wish to see a BrainPOP topic on the historic Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Rights move...
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Celebrate Presidents’ Day All Week BrainPOP Style!

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Celebrate Presidents' Day all month long with BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr movies and games! Presidential Movies The U.S. Presidents unit on BrainPOP features presidents ranging from Washington to ...
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Mission US: City of Immigrants is now on GameUp

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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

BrainPOP Curriculum Connections for October

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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

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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

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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....