The Electoral Process Lesson Plan: Choosing the President of the US

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In this two-day electoral process lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the full process of the presidential election. Students will analyz...

Trail of Tears Lesson Plan: American Indians and the Cherokee Culture

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K through 3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn how and why American Indians were uprooted from their homes. Students will re-enact the eve...

Debates and Mock Election Lesson Plan: Battle for the Presidency

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In this debates and mock election lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 through 5, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the differences between the Democratic and Republican political par...

Ancient Civilizations of Latin America Lesson Plan: Inca, Maya, and Aztec Civilizations

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In this lesson plan for grade 6 through 12, students use BrainPOP resources to learn and synthesize information about the ancient civilizations of Latin America. They will create a three circle Venn d...
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Charlie Brown on BrainPOP?

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Well, no, not really,  but two of our recently introduced topics to BrainPOP's ever expanding library seem to reference everyone's favorite "good man."  Based on Bailey's letter requesting an explan...
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Guest Blogger Kristin Kowalski on IPads, Autism and BrainPOP

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A few weeks ago I was combing the web for information about BrainPOP and came across a mention of Kristin Kowalski, an arts teacher from Ohio.  I reached out to see what she had to say about using Br...

See iCivics in Action

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If you've heard about BrainPOP's collection of free online games but haven't had a chance to check it out, here's an easy way to see what GameUp has to offer! In this screencast, we take you on a brie...
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iCivics’ Pocket Law Firm Game on iOS

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Are you a fan of GameUp? Do you love the BrainPOP Featured Movie App? Well then, we've got exciting news.  Our friends at Filament Games and iCivics have introduced the newest version of their most ...
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New BrainPOP Movie: The Titanic!

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They said the Titanic was practically unsinkable…but it sank to the bottom of the ocean four days into its first voyage. Watch the BrainPOP Titanic movie on the most famous shipwreck in history, lea...

U.S. History Lesson Plan: Exploring Cause and Effect

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In this U.S. History lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students select two topics in U.S. history and use BrainPOP resources to explore the relationship between those topics. Students ...