Puppy Adventure Tips and Tricks

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Puppy adventure is a game where players guide Pixel the puppy home by solving a series of programming puzzles.  Students solve each puzzle by programming Pixel to reach the goal using the provided vis...
Sketch Racer Programming Game

Sketch Racer Computer Programming Game Tips and Tricks

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In the Sketch Racer programming game, students must connect the visual code blocks in the right order. For example, if they need to move 2 spaces, they may need to connect two ‘Run’ blocks one after t...

Creative Programming Lesson Plan: 15 Blocks Game

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to learn about creative programming. Through the game Tynker: 15 Blocks Challenge, st...

Computer Programming Basics Lesson Plan: Tynker Games

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In this computer programming basics lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including online coding games) to learn about programming....

3D Printing Lesson Plan: Make Your Own Moby

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore 3D printing. Students will learn what 3D printers can and cannot do and sketch a useful object that t...

Programming Lesson Plan: Program Your Partner

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In this hands-on, movement-based lesson, students will use BrainPOP resources as they are introduced to the concept of coding and programming. They will create short programs and sequences and then fo...

Virtual Labs: Disposable Lab Equipment Science Game

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Visit the lesson ideas page to find resources for the Virtual Labs: Disposable Lab Equipment, a free online science game....

Virtual Labs: Testing for Corn Mold Science Game

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Visit the lesson ideas page to find resources for Virtual Lab: Testing for Corn Mold, a free online science game....

Chronopticon: SnapThought Prompts

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Have your students signed up for My BrainPOP? If so, they’ll be able to take snapshots during Chronopticon game play! MyBrainPOP is available to BrainPOP Educators with 24/7 district- or school-wide s...

Pause Points Graphic Organizer

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One of the most popular strategies for using BrainPOP in the classroom is through using pause points, briefly pausing the movie to clarify student understanding. Turn this classic strategy into an art...