Scientific Method Lesson Plan: Solving Real World Problems

June 28, 2013

Categories: Lesson Plan Science
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to explore the steps in the scientific method. Students will explain how to form a hypothesi...

Organs and Body Systems Lesson Plan: The Guts and Bolts Game

June 8, 2013

In this organs and body systems lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the primary functions of various body systems. Students will also explore the...

BrainPOP attends the Science Online Teen Unconference in New York City

April 18, 2013

Categories: Conferences Science STEM
On Saturday, our own Maia Weinstock represented BrainPOP at the inaugural Science Online Teen unconference in New York City. An offshoot of the popular Science Online held each year in North Carolina,...

Cancer Identification and Treatment Lesson Plan: Oncology Game

April 3, 2013

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use a free online game to play the role of an oncologist who must identify and treat cancerous tumors in patients. In addition to to f...

Game Changer: Transforming Middle School Science

March 26, 2013

Categories: Science Webinar
Get a sneak peek at a groundbreaking new title from leading games creator Second Avenue Learning! They're currently at work on a collaborative, multiplayer game designed to teach middle school science...

National STEM Video Game Challenge 2013

February 11, 2013

Inspired by the Educate to Innovate Campaign, President Obama’s initiative to promote a renewed focus on STEM education, the National STEM Video Game Challenge is a multi-year competition whose goa...

Getting Creative: Scientific Illustrations & Other Projects

January 23, 2013

Categories: Science Webinar
All the way from Shanghai, we welcome Laura Brown, a high school science teacher, for this webinar on scientific illustrations and other creative projects. Find out how she and her students use BrainP...

Teaching conditioned reflexes with the Pavlov’s Dog Game

December 24, 2012

Categories: GameUP Science
Can you train a dog to drool on command? Find out in the Pavlov's Dog game in BrainPOP's GameUp! Show your students the Conditioning movie, then let them explore conditioned reflexes through game p...

Using BrainPOP’s GameUp to Teach About the Solar System

December 19, 2012

Categories: GameUP Gaming Science
In addition the many movie topic pages on the solar system, BrainPOP also has three dynamic games to help students learn about space in a fun and interactive way! Build a Solar System allows stude...

Food Fight Species Cards

December 18, 2012

Categories: Science Science Games
These Food Fight species cards help students organize and think through game play....