Visiting a Robotics Team in Action

February 2, 2012

Think back to your own elementary school days. Could you have designed an innovative solution that preserved food and reduced contamination? How about a robot that conquered a set of pre-determined mi...

Teacher, Game Designer and BrainPOP Educator, Adam Coccari

January 16, 2012

This Wednesday at 6:30 PM ET, we welcome back to our webinar series BrainPOP educator extrodinaire Adam Coccari.  Not only is Adam working with his students to prepare games for the National STEM cha...

Webinar Alert: Inspiring Through Game Design with Globaloria

January 11, 2012

Join us for Wednesday's webinar at 4:30PM ET. At BrainPOP we’re committed to providing high quality games not only through GameUp but by supporting game design projects in multiple education sett...

Food Fight Feedback!

December 14, 2011

Students, teachers, gamers young and old are loving Food Fight, GameUP's newest offering that explores ecosystems and food chains! We were thrilled to receive this feedback from Ray Hopkin, a ...

Guest Blogger Laura Brown – Reflections on Science Education in Shanghai

November 17, 2011

With all the buzz at  BrainPOP about the STEM video game challenge and this week's Global Education Conference, today we welcome Guest Blogger Laura Brown. Laura is an expatriate science teacher work...

Are You Game? Game Design Workshop – November 12th

October 21, 2011

Attention New York City area educators! Are you 'game' for a free one day game design workshop with BrainPOP and Gamestar Mechanic? Then read on. . . From the National STEM Video Game Challenge to ...

The Power of a Good Question

October 13, 2011

Superstar educator Kippy Cooper, a science teacher from Draper Intermediate School in Wylie TX, uses BrainPOP to help her students develop the ability to ask good questions.  She says, "Part of my ...

Who was Ada Lovelace?

October 7, 2011

October 7th is Ada Lovelace Day, a worldwide event named for 19th-century mathematician Ada Lovelace. Using the power of blogging, the day celebrates women who've followed career paths into the STEM...

Energy Technology and Science Industries Lesson Plan: STEM Careers of the Future

August 29, 2011

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students will analyze a slideshow of the 10 best careers of the future. Students will use BrainPOP and other internet resources to research o...

Dots in Blue Water: Making a Difference With STEM and BrainPOP

July 27, 2011

Several months ago, we found out that one of our favorite teachers, Michael Baer of the South Adams Schools in Berne, Indiana, was going to be in town. As BrainPOP’s physical science advisor for the...