STEAM Video Game Design: Tales From Students in the Field!

April 17, 2014

Originally Recorded April 2014 Peek into a STEAM video game design lab with POPstar David Conover and some of his Pflugerville, TX students. They’ll share their unique experiences developing a ...

BrainPOP and Project-based Learning- A Perfect Match

February 6, 2014

Guest blogger Donna Adams Román shares her approach to project-based learning with the use of BrainPOP. Inspiring independent thinking is a challenge all teachers face. It requires some intention...

3D Printing Lesson Plan: Make Your Own Moby

December 4, 2013

Categories: Lesson Plan
In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore 3D printing. Students will learn what 3D printers can and cannot do and sketch a useful object that t...

Elements of Art Activities for Kids

September 22, 2013

Categories: Activities
In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about the elements of art. These activities are designed to complement the Elements of Art BrainP...


July 11, 2013

Categories: Student-Made Projects
Yum! Learn all about chocolate in this student-made, BrainPOP-inspired video by PJ Burns' and Erin Waggoner's 3rd graders in Nicholasville, Kentucky....

BrainPOP Resource Pack

August 17, 2012

Categories: Teacher Resources
This versatile resource pack helps you make organizers, KWL Charts, and Lesson Plans. Your class can even make comics with BrainPOP characters!...

5 Major Body Systems with BrainPOP Jr. Lesson Plan

June 19, 2012

In this lesson plan designed for grades K through 3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn about the five major body systems. Students will identify the main functions of the systems, and expla...

States of Matter Lesson Plan: Matter Sorter Game

June 8, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the states of matter. Students will determine whether an example of matter is a solid, liquid, gas, o...

Library Skills Lesson Plan: Checking Out Books

June 7, 2012

In this library skills lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the purpose of a library. Students will then demonstrate how to find a book in the...

Scientific Method Lesson Plan: The Microbes Game

May 30, 2012

In this multi-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grade 6 through 12, students use BrainPOP resources to identify and explore the steps in the scientific method. Students then practice following t...