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 ...

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 ...

MS-ESS1-2

Develop and use a model to describe the role of gravity in the motions within galaxies and the solar system....

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...

3-5

Planets and Galaxies Lesson Plan: Sizing Up the Universe Interactive Game Posted by SM Bruner on March 13, 2018...

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...

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.2

Analyze the purpose of information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and evaluate the motives ...

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.7

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-3, students watch the BrainPOP Jr. movie Long O and explore related resources to learn about the...

The effects of an animation-based on-line learning …

1 Rosen, Y. (2009). The effects of an animation-based on-line learning environment on transfer of knowledge and on motivation for science an...

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...