Student Made Video

Lewis and Clark: A Student-Made Video

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Learn about Lewis and Clark in this BrainPOP-inspired student-made video by Robert Miller's 4th & 5th graders from Port Orange, Florida....

Government Functions Lesson Plan: Checks and Balances Game

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In this checks and balances lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, student explore the functions of each branch of the U.S. government. Students use an online interactive game to review how t...
Student Animation Stills

BrainPOP Inspires Student Animation Projects

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Guest Blogger Cheryl Phillips in an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher in Prince William County Public Schools, VA.  In today's guest blog post, Cheryl shares how BrainPOP is now inspiring her...
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. Student Animation Movie

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This student animation about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. proves that BrainPOP is way more than a movie and a quiz: BrainPOP can also be used as inspiration for student animation projects! This animati...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lesson Plan: Sequencing Events

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-5, students use BrainPOP resources to learn about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement. Students will sequence the major events...

Ancient China Background Information for Teachers and Parents

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This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about ancient China.  The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Ancient China. It expl...
Ethical dilemmas and the Scale of Justice

Ethics – a New Topic to Support Common Core

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BrainPOP's newest topic, ethics, provides an accessible, engaging storyline and a terrific entry point for students to frame and build skills focused on in the Common Core State Standards. Understan...

Brown vs. Board of Education Lesson Plan: Compare and Contrast with Plessy vs. Ferguson

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In this lesson plan, students learn about the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court case and conduct a comparison to the judgements in Plessy vs. Ferguson....
March Spotlights

March Spotlights

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March’s spotlights include Women’s History and The Law, so be sure to check out our featured movies and resources throughout the month! Ladies first... for this month’s first spotlight, Wom...
Iroquois

New on BrainPOP Jr: Iroquois!

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You've been asking for it, so it's with great pride that we present to you our newest topic page, Iroquois! In this Social Studies movie, Annie and Moby introduce the culture, customs, traditions, an...