Halloween on BrainPOP

October 31, 2013

Categories: Featured Movie Holidays
Happy Halloween! From scary costumes to sticky sweet candy, Halloween is filled with curious and fun tradition.  Learn all about the fascinating origins of today's holiday with the Featured Movie - H...

Ethics – a New Topic to Support Common Core

March 29, 2013

BrainPOP's newest topic, ethics, provides an accessible, engaging storyline and a terrific entry point for students to frame and build skills focused on in the Common Core State Standards. Understan...

Our Featured Movie App for Windows 8 Hits Major Milestone!

March 18, 2013

Thanks to all of you, our newly launched Featured Movie app for Windows 8 just reached a big milestone! The Windows 8 app - for devices like the Microsoft Surface - has now been downloaded more than 1...

Prep for Pi Day!

March 13, 2013

Tomorrow is March 14th, also know as Pi day!  Every year many teachers observe the coincidence that our calendar notation aligns with the most famous ratio -  the circumference of a circle to its di...

5 Great Uses for BrainPOP’s Earth Awareness April Spotlight

March 1, 2013

Here are 5 ways to shine April's BrainPOP spotlights Earth Awareness and Money Matters into your classroom. 1) April 22nd is Earth Day - have students explore the entire Earth Awareness Spotlight p...

BrainPOP comes to Windows 8 and Windows RT

February 18, 2013

It's with pride and excitement that BrainPOP has released a new app for Windows 8 and its sidekick Windows RT for use on mobile devices such as the Microsoft Surface. Our Windows app highlights t...

Meteorites and Asteroids!

February 15, 2013

Categories: Featured Movie
We're sure that today's news about the meteorite in Russia has piqued everyone's interest. With that in mind we've made today's featured movie Asteroids. Enjoy!...

100 Years Ago Today, Rosa Parks was Born.

February 4, 2013

100 years ago today, February 4th 1913, Rosa Parks was born. Her courage helped spark the civil rights movement- and she remains a central figure in a defining moment of 20th century US history. ...

The Shortest Day of the Year – and the Maya Apocalypse!

December 21, 2012

Why are the days getting shorter? Why is it getting cold in some places and not in others? Why are there seasons? Here in the Northern Hemisphere, December 21st is the shortest day of the year and t...

BrainPOP Helps Explain Hurricanes and Natural Disasters!

October 28, 2012

Categories: Featured Movie Holidays
As Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast, people are busy preparing for the epic storm!  Need help explaining to students exactly what's going on out there? BrainPOP is acknowledging the need for...