Free Hour of Code Collection – Movies, Games, and Support

December 7, 2015

This National Computer Science Education Week, we’re encouraging and supporting your participating in the Hour of Code movement! A special collection of movies, games, and teacher support materials ...

Newly Updated Mars Topic Reflects NASA’s Big News

September 29, 2015

Yesterday, NASA announced the discovery of liquid water on the surface of Mars, underscoring the possibility of life on the red planet. While it may take scientists years to find out the source or ful...

3D Robots: How This Teacher Introduced 3D Printing to Her Students

July 17, 2015

Have you been thinking about ways to have students explore 3D printing in your classroom, but haven't been sure how to introduce the concept? Educators at BrainPOP were thrilled when we discovered ...

School Makerspace Resources for #nationofmakers

June 16, 2015

It's the national #weekofmaking and we're excited to share ideas that help you support students in becoming builders, creators, designers, and problem solvers. You can use the comprehensive listing...

Helping to Build a “Nation of Makers”

June 12, 2015

We’re so proud to announce our involvement with the National Week of Making, celebrating the builders, creators, designers, and problem solvers among us! Running today through June 18th, the Nationa...

Hour of Code and BrainPOP

December 8, 2014

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...

Participate in UCLA’s Game Based Learning Research Study

November 14, 2014

Our friends from UCLA's CRESST are conducting a game based learning research study about building science and social emotional skills with "Go Vector Go" and "Spaceforce;" 2 games featured on BrainPOP...

Cool Science Careers: Imagine Yourself Role-Playing Science Game

July 14, 2014

Our partner, Rice University, has another fantastic science game featured on BrainPOP's GameUp! It's called Cool Science Careers: Imagine Yourself, and it's designed to help students in grades 5-8 exp...

STEAM Video Game Design: Tales From Students in the Field!

April 17, 2014

Peek into a STEAM video game design lab with POPstar David Conover and some of his Pflugerville, TX students. They’ll share their unique experiences developing a “Circuit of Sustainability” and ...

STEM Lesson Plans

March 6, 2014

BrainPOP's STEM collection highlights topics from Energy Sources and Digital Animation to Electric Circuits and Statistics. Lesson plans for these topics and more are all included in this STEM lesson ...