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What’s New at BrainPOP: August Recap

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It’s Back-to-School time and BrainPOP is ready for you and your students!  Here’s a recap of what’s new. BrainPOP Fannie Lou Hamer NEW Meet this the civil rights activist who spoke up—and sang ou...
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BrainPOP Awarded ISTE Seal of Alignment

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BrainPOP is now officially recognized for enhancing best practices of digital age teaching and learning by aligning with indicators across the seven ISTE Standards for Students at both the foundationa...

Scientific Modeling Lesson Plan: Lost at the Forever Mine

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-9, students play Lost at the Forever Mine, a game that introduces mathematical modeling that scientists and engineers practice to describe data and predict ...

Lost at the Forever Mine Game: SnapThought Prompts

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Do your students have individual accounts? If you have a school-wide BrainPOP subscription, students will be able to use our SnapThought ® tool to play the game Lost at the Forever Mine game!  Snap...

Strategies for BrainPOP Movie Engagement

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Discover strategies for getting the most out of BrainPOP movies, from adjusting speed of speech to using the closed caption feature, and more....

Space Flight Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Read the movie description that appears below the movie player on the Space Flight Topic Page. Then use the following prompts to encourage class discussion before, during, and after watching the movie...

Family and Homeschool Activities for Teaching Bossy R

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These family and homeschool activities are designed to complement the Bossy R topic page on BrainPOP Jr. Bossy Finger Game Have a list of words ready, some with bossy “r” and some with “r,” but not ...

Nikola Tesla Lesson Plan: Produce an Advertisement

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Nikola Tesla, the Serbian-American scientist and inventor who made groundbreaking contributions in the...

Concept Mapping Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Read the movie description that appears below the movie player on the Concept Mapping Topic Page. Then use the following prompts to encourage class discussion before, during, and after watching the mo...

Nonstandard Measurement Background Information for Teachers, Parents, and Caregivers

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This page provides information to support educators and families when teaching K-3 students about nonstandard measurement. It is designed to complement the Nonstandard Measurement topic on BrainPOP Jr...