The Space Shuttle comes to NYC!

The Space Shuttle comes to NYC!

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Gasps of excitement filled the BrainPOP offices this morning as the Space Shuttle (atop a 747) flew past our windows! Everyone was standing by the windows, mouths wide, with the cameras in hand! In ce...
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National STEM Video Game Challenge Extension

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Great news!  The National STEM Video Game Challenge has just announced that they are extending the contest’s deadline to March 23rd.  As part of the Digital Promise Initiative, the Challenge aims ...
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Visiting a Robotics Team in Action

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Think back to your own elementary school days. Could you have designed an innovative solution that preserved food and reduced contamination? How about a robot that conquered a set of pre-determined mi...
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Teacher, Game Designer and BrainPOP Educator, Adam Coccari

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This Wednesday at 6:30 PM ET, we welcome back to our webinar series BrainPOP educator extrodinaire Adam Coccari.  Not only is Adam working with his students to prepare games for the National STEM cha...

Webinar Alert: Inspiring Through Game Design with Globaloria

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Join us for Wednesday's webinar at 4:30PM ET. At BrainPOP we’re committed to providing high quality games not only through GameUp but by supporting game design projects in multiple education sett...
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Food Fight Feedback!

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Students, teachers, gamers young and old are loving Food Fight, GameUP's newest offering that explores ecosystems and food chains! We were thrilled to receive this feedback from Ray Hopkin, a ...
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Guest Blogger Laura Brown – Reflections on Science Education in Shanghai

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With all the buzz at  BrainPOP about the STEM video game challenge and this week's Global Education Conference, today we welcome Guest Blogger Laura Brown. Laura is an expatriate science teacher work...
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Are You Game? Game Design Workshop – November 12th

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Attention New York City area educators! Are you 'game' for a free one day game design workshop with BrainPOP and Gamestar Mechanic? Then read on. . . From the National STEM Video Game Challenge to ...
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The Power of a Good Question

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Superstar educator Kippy Cooper, a science teacher from Draper Intermediate School in Wylie TX, uses BrainPOP to help her students develop the ability to ask good questions.  She says, "Part of my ...
Ada Lovelace

Who was Ada Lovelace?

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October 7th is Ada Lovelace Day, a worldwide event named for 19th-century mathematician Ada Lovelace. Using the power of blogging, the day celebrates women who've followed career paths into the STEM...