BrainPOP Presents Basketball

July 26, 2012

Just in time for the Summer Olympics, check out BrainPOP's new movie about basketball. Join Tim and Moby for a journey through the history, the rules and the vocabulary involved in one of the worlds m...

STEM Teacher Corps Announced

July 25, 2012

Last week, President Obama announced plans for a STEM teacher Corps to recognize and reward leading teachers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) areas. Recognizing the imp...

Moby Does the Robot

July 19, 2012

Want to see Moby in action?  This animated gif, taken near the BrainPOP booth at the ISTE conference back in June, is sure to brighten your day :) Mob...

Art in Nature Lesson Plan: Impressionism and Landscape Painting

July 15, 2012

In this two-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students learn about Impressionism and view work by artists such as Monet and Pissarro. Through BrainPOP videos and interactive activiti...

The Columbian Exchange Lesson Plan: Cause and Effect

June 28, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-5, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the reasons Columbus set sail for the New World. Students then investigate the effects that the "disc...

BrainPOP Lesson on Blogs

June 26, 2012

Watch as I navigate my way through a lesson on blogs from BrainPop....

Trail of Tears Lesson Plan: Dramatic Reenactment

June 22, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how and why American Indians were uprooted from their homes. As students re-enact the events of the ...

Earth Awareness Lesson Plan: What’s Your Cause?

June 22, 2012

In this Earth Awareness lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students choose an area of environmental interest that is relevant to them and use BrainPOP resources to explore the topic in-de...

Ideas/Details

June 21, 2012

This Ideas/Details graphic organizer is perfect for recording important ideas and supporting details from any book or text which is multiple pages long. This important Ideas and Details chart can be ...

Story Map Graphic Organizer

June 21, 2012

This Story Map graphic organizer is handy for deconstructing stories that you've read in class, or helping organize a story you want to tell yourself. Learners map the story into its beginning, middle...