STEM Lesson Plans

March 6, 2014

BrainPOP's STEM spotlight highlights topics from Energy Sources and Digital Animation to Electric Circuits and Statistics. Lesson plans for these topics and more are all included in this STEM spotligh...

Cool Tech Spotlight Lesson Plans

February 28, 2014

BrainPOP's Cool Tech spotlight highlights topics from Body Scans and Cell-Phone to Nano-Technology and Robots. Lesson plans for these topics and more are all included in this Cool Tech spotlight lesso...

Digital Learning Day!

February 4, 2014

Digital Learning Day is a national campaign to spotlight the effective use of technology in America’s classrooms. Whether it’s today, tomorrow, or next month, it’s important to take an opportuni...

The Hour of Code – Live from BrainPOP Headquarters!

December 13, 2013

In recognition of the Hour of Code and Computer Science Education Week, BrainPOP celebrated by hosting an "Hour of Code" on Monday afternoon!  This video, produced by Laura Gatto, instructional desig...

Hour of Code Celebrations Continue with Free BrainPOP Movies and More!

December 11, 2013

Here at BrainPOP, we're celebrating Computer Science Education Week and the Hour of Code in so many ways!  First of all, we've created new Computer Science movies and marked them all free for this e...

BrainPOP’s Computer Science Unit is Available Free all Week

December 9, 2013

Just in time for Computer Science Education Week and the Hour of Code,  BrainPOP has added a new unit to the technology section: Computer Science!  It replaces Computers & Internet, whose to...

Tynker 15 Block Challenge Computer Programming Game

December 6, 2013

Categories: Computer Science GameUP
Visit the lesson ideas page to find resources for 15 Block Challenge, a free online computer programming game....

Computer Programming Basics Lesson Plan: Tynker Games

December 4, 2013

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....

Evaluating Online Sources Lesson Plan: Is Everything on the Internet True?

June 8, 2012

In this Online Sources lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP resources to learn how to conduct effective internet research. Students will analyze research on the intern...