Engineering and Design Process Background Information for Teachers, Parents, and Caregivers

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This page provides information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about engineering and design process. It is designed to complement the Engineering and Design Process topic pa...

Engineering and Design Process Lesson Plan: Paper Cup Telephone

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-3, students watch the BrainPOP movie Engineering and Design Process and discover that engineering is an area of science that explores designing, building, a...
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Breakout EDU & BrainPOP: Behind-the-Scenes

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Play Designer Michael ‘MKG’ Gi talks about the process of developing Robot Function Funk, a new puzzle for use with My BrainPOP and Breakout EDU. Our just-launched Breakout EDU game Robot Function...
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Differentiation with CBE of the Month Mike Jones

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We're excited to introduce you to November's Certified BrainPOP Educator of the Month, Mike Jones!  Mike works at Illinois State University's K-8 Lab School teaching 7/8 science and working with teach...
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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 ti...
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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...

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 ...

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...
Helping to Build a "Nation of Makers"

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 National ...

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 ...