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

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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 ...
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Newly Updated Mars Topic Reflects NASA’s Big News

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

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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 ...
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School Makerspace Resources for #nationofmakers

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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...
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Helping to Build a “Nation of Makers”

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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 at BrainPOP

Hour of Code and BrainPOP

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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...
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Participate in UCLA’s Game Based Learning Research Study

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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...
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Cool Science Careers: Imagine Yourself Role-Playing Science Game

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

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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 ...
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STEM Lesson Plans

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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 ...