BrainPOP

BrainPOP helps students understand the importance being healthy, with a wide collection of resources related to health, nutrition, development, physical fitness, and body systems.


PHYSICAL FITNESS AND SPORTS
BrainPOP’s Physical Fitness and Sports spotlight helps learners understand current health issues.




HEALTH VOCABULARY
Each BrainPOP topic introduces key health vocabulary and terminology, in both auditory and visual ways.



Examples:
Asthma
Nutrition


HEALTH TOPICS
BrainPOP covers key health topics, aligned to your state standards.

Topics:
Health Topics
Health Topics (k-3)
Health Topics (Español)


CLOSED CAPTIONING
All BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. topics feature closed captioning, an assistive technology that enables readers of all ages and abilities, and English language learners to practice reading skills.




STATE STANDARDS
All BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. health topics are aligned to state standards, and can be located through our easy to use State Standards Tool.




VOCABULARY PAGES
Each BrainPOP topic is supported by an interactive vocabulary activity page, which is used to assess prior knowledge, practice note-taking skills, focus attention, or demonstrate understanding.

Example:
Asthma
Nutrition


WORD WALL
Interactive word walls on all BrainPOP Jr. topics enable students to interact with content-specific vocabulary.


Example:
Internet Safety (k-3)


QUIZZES
Interactive quizzes on all BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. topics assess students' comprehension of key vocabulary.



Example:
Asthma
Internet Safety (k-3)


HIGH INTEREST READING
BrainPOP topics include high-interest readings (FYIs) that are used to stimulate visual literacy (graphs, charts, diagrams), practice reading informational and nonfiction text, and provide opportunities for shared reading.

Example:
Nutrition


FURTHER READING
All BrainPOP Jr. topics include recommendations for further topic-relevant and age-appropriate books (Read About It).

Example:
Internet Safety (k-3)


TIMELINES
BrainPOP timelines expand student vocabulary while putting content into context.

Example:
DNA


GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS
Interactive graphic organizers engage students with the content they read and experience online to apply learning, organize ideas, classify information, sequence events, or compare and contrast.


Example:
Asthma


CHECK COMPREHENSION
All BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. topics offer quizzes in multiple formats, to provide students and their teachers with immediate feedback.

Examples:
Nutrition
Internet Safety Easy Quiz Easy Quiz (k-3)
Internet Safety Easy Quiz Hard Quiz (k-3)


ACTIVITIES FOR MULTIPLE LEARNING STYLES
BrainPOP Jr. encourages students to extend learning by writing, drawing, and talking about their ideas in addition to reinforcing concepts through educational games.



Examples:
Internet Safety Write About It (k-3)
Internet Safety Draw About It (k-3)
Internet Safety Talk About It (k-3)
Internet Safety Matching Game (k-3)
BrainPOP Flipchart Lessons on Promethean Planet


FULL SCREEN VIEWING CAPABILITY
All BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. videos and quizzes can be played in full screen mode.

Examples:
Asthma
Internet Safety (k-3)


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
All BrainPOP products are supported by a dedicated resource – BrainPOP Educators – that enables teachers to collaborate online and share best practices, as well as access lesson plans, classroom tools, and video tutorials.


Examples:
Tips, Tools, and Resources Blog
Lesson Plans
BrainPOP Flipchart Lessons on Promethean Planet
Video Tutorials
State Standards Tool
BrainPOP Newsletters
Teacher Edition of Activity Pages
Partner Resources on Promethean Planet


Funding Alignments