Planet Mechanic Science Game: Now on GameUP!

February 27, 2014

The Planet Mechanic science game is a fun way to allow students to explore the planets in our solar system and their specific properties. Players have the ability to experiment with a planet orbiting...

Plant Growth and Reproduction Lesson Plan: Reach for the Sun Game

February 12, 2014

In this plant growth lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use an online game called Reach for the Sun to learn about how plants grow, survive, pollinate, and reproduce....

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...

New Movie on BrainPOP Jr.- Fish

November 26, 2013

Categories: BrainPOP Jr. Science
In BrainPOP Jr.’s newest science movie, Annie and Moby explore fish. Starting with the broad question of What are fish?, this movie discusses how fish are classified and the unique characteristics o...

Winter and Snow Spotlight Lesson Plans

November 12, 2013

BrainPOP's Winter and Snow spotlight highlights topics from Glaciers and Hibernation to Seasons and Solstice and Equinox. Lesson plans for these topics and more are all included in this Winter and S...

Animals Spotlight Lesson Plans

October 23, 2013

BrainPOP's Animals spotlight highlights topics from Amphibians and Birds to Penguins and Spiders. Lesson plans for these topics and more are all included in this Animals spotlight lesson plan collecti...

Nobel Prize for Medicine Awarded for Discoveries in Cell Transportation!

October 7, 2013

This morning, professors James Rothman, Randy Schekman, and Thomas C. Suedhof became the latest recipients of Nobel Prize in Medicine!  They received the award for their work detailing how a cell...

Laboratory Practices Lesson Plan: Virtual Lab Disposable Lab Equipment

August 21, 2013

In this laboratory practices lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use an online interactive to practice maintaining a sterile laboratory environment. Students will practice using ...

Forces of Flight Lesson Plan: CSI Flight Adventures

August 21, 2013

Categories: Lesson Plan Science
In this forces of flight lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students will use BrainPOP resources (including two online games) to explore the properties and physics of flight....

BrainPOP and Living Up to Your POTENTIAL ….Energy!!

July 23, 2013

Categories: BrainPOP Science
Guest blogger Christine Abdou reflects on teaching difficult content while addressing all learning styles with the use of BrainPOP.  As an elementary school science teacher, I often find myself ha...