Winter Background Information for Teachers, Parents and Caregivers

July 25, 2018
This page provides information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about winter. It is designed to complement the Win...

Ancient Rome Background Information for Teachers and Parents

May 1, 2013
This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about ancient Rome.  The information is designed t...

Build A Solar System Essential Questions

May 29, 2013
Why are making inferences and generalizations and drawing conclusions important in understanding our world? How can creating models hel...

Planets and Galaxies Lesson Plan: Sizing Up the Universe Interactive Game

March 13, 2018
In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-8. students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online interactive) to explore the ...

Note Taking With BrainPOP

August 17, 2012
See how a 4th grade class uses BrainPOP movies and activity pages for note taking....

Demo Observations

May 31, 2012
This Demo Observations graphic organizer is a useful tool to guide students in thinking deeply and to record their scientific observations. ...

Making Student BrainPOP Videos – First Grade Teacher Lauren Bounds Shares her Process

June 7, 2013
Lauren Bounds is a 1st Grade teacher at the Thackston School in Knoxville, TN. In this guest blog post, Lauren tells the story of using Brai...

Introducing BrainPOP to your Science Class

August 17, 2012
See how BrainPOP is used to teach a science class....

The Educator’s Guide to Teaching with Digital Simulations

October 30, 2015
All games are not created equal, and many resources that are commonly referred to as games are actually digital simulations or interactive m...