Exoplanets

In this educational resource page you will find lesson plans and teaching tips about Science learn about planets, extraterrestrials, astrono...

A N I N T R O D U C T I O N – BrainPOP Educators

smithsonianeduCation.org 03 In 2006, those who came to know the planets by thinking of nine pizzas were stunned to learn that Pluto was gone...

Outer Solar System

In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will teach you about the outer reaches of our solar system! You’ll first learn about the planet-like ob...

Astrophotographers: Making the Invisible Cosmos Visible

September 13, 2019
Much of the light emitted by dim stars, nebulae, and galaxies is invisible to the naked eye. Watch as Joe DePasquale, Science Imager at the ...

New on GameUp: Sizing Up the Universe

April 6, 2015
Sizing Up the Universe is the latest offering from our games partner, Smithsonian Education. Targeted for students in grades 4-8, Sizing Up ...

lesson 1 materials How Big? How Far? How old?

lesson 1 materials How Big? How Far? How old? THe Pleiades A Cluster of stArs in our GAlAxy THe wHirlPool galaxy sTegosaurus THe moon THe su...

Venus

In this educational resource page you will find lesson plans and teaching tips about Science learn about planets, carbon dioxide, co2, green...

International Space Station

In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to the International Space Station. This massive structure orbits 350 kilometers above Ea...

Uranus

In this educational resource page you will find lesson plans and teaching tips about Science learn about planets, methane, rings, solar, and...

Academic Standards

April 19, 2019
BrainPOP aligns all topics to the standards that matter to you, including CCSS, NGSS and U.S. state standards. To find standards alignmen...