Get Your Students Excited to Explore Real World Science

Our newest middle school science solution will change the way you build scientific literacy skills (while saving you lesson-planning time)! Get ready to meet the new BrainPOP Science at NSTA.


Find us at booth #734!

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WHERE

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July 21-23, 2022

Booth: #734


McCormick Place

Get to know the newest middle school science solution, BrainPOP Science! Also learn how BrainPOP gives teachers the tools to connect and understand their learners!

In-Booth Presentation Schedule

Pick up an activity card to earn stamps throughout NSTA!  Earn coveted Moby swag once you complete 2 activities which include:

  • Attending at least one in-booth presentation to get a deeper understanding of how to make the most of BrainPOP Science in the classroom
  • Completing a quick survey—we always appreciate feedback from educators like you!

Thursday, July 21

Friday, July 22

Saturday, July 23

3-8+ Showcase: BrainPOP

K-3 Showcase: BrainPOP Jr

             BrainPOP Science Showcase


9:05-9:20 am Active Viewing with Pause Points 
9:35-9:55 am Teaching a Physical Science Lesson with BrainPOP (3-8+)

10:15-10:30 am Teaching an Earth Science Lesson with BrainPOP (3-8+)

10:45-11:00 amTeaching a Life Science Lesson with BrainPOP (3-8+)


9:05-9:20 am Foster Engaged Learning for K-3 on BrainPOP Jr

9:35-9:55 am Teaching a Physical Science Lesson with BrainPOP Jr (K-3)


11:05-11:20 am New Product, BrainPOP Science Showcase

11:30-11:55 am Three-dimensional Learning and Assessment in BrainPOP Science

12:00-12:15 pm Writing CER’s in BrainPOP Science

12:20-12:45 pm New Product, BrainPOP Science Showcase

3-8+ Showcase: BrainPOP


10:15-10:30 am Active Viewing with Pause Points 
10:45-11:00 am Teaching an Earth Science Lesson with BrainPOP (3-8+)

K-3 Showcase: BrainPOP Jr


2:10-2:25 pm Teaching a Physical Science Lesson with BrainPOP Jr (K-3)

2:45-3:00 pm Teaching an Earth Science Lesson with BrainPOP Jr (K-3)

3:15-3:30 pm Teaching a Life Science Lesson with BrainPOP Jr (K-3)

3:45-4:00 pm Foster Engaged Learning for K-3 on BrainPOP Jr

             BrainPOP Science Showcase


11:40-11:55 am New Product, BrainPOP Science Showcase

12:00-12:15 pm Three-dimensional Learning and Assessment in BrainPOP Science

12:20-12:35 pm Writing CER’s in BrainPOP Science

12:40-12:55 pm New Product, BrainPOP Science Showcase

             BrainPOP Science Showcase


11:40-11:55 am New Product, BrainPOP Science Showcase

12:00-12:15 pm Three-dimensional Learning and Assessment in BrainPOP Science

12:20-12:35 pm Writing CER’s in BrainPOP Science

12:40-12:55 pm New Product, BrainPOP Science Showcase

K-3 Showcase: BrainPOP Jr


4:00-4:15 pm Foster Engaged Learning for K-3 on BrainPOP Jr

4:30-4:45 pm Teaching an Earth Science Lesson with BrainPOP Jr (K-3)

3-8+ Showcase: BrainPOP


4:05-4:20 pm Active Viewing with Pause Points

4:30-4:45 pm Teaching a Physical Science Lesson with BrainPOP (3-8+)

Session Descriptions

New Product, BrainPOP Science Showcase
Level up your science instruction with BrainPOP Science, our new solution for middle school science classrooms. Join us as we unveil the secret ingredients within BrainPOP Science to help you inspire the next generation of problem solvers, engineers, and scientific thinkers
Three-dimensional Learning and Assessment in BrainPOP ScienceDiscover the key innovations in BrainPOP Science through leading Investigations (lessons) designed to develop and measure skills across all the three dimensions
Writing CER’s in BrainPOP Science
Discover how BrainPOP Science supports both teachers and students as they develop scientific literacy skills. Learn how an embedded observation gathering process and strong resources for teachers drive our CER experience
New Product, BrainPOP Science ShowcaseLevel up your science instruction with BrainPOP Science, our new solution for middle school science classrooms. Join us as we unveil the secret ingredients within BrainPOP Science to help you inspire the next generation of problem solvers, engineers, and scientific thinkers


Foster Engaged Learning for K-3 on BrainPOP JrLearning activities on BP Jr. provide multiple entry points to engaging learning experiences for students in grades K-3
Teaching a Physical Science Lesson with BrainPOP Jr (K-3)We’ll show how you can construct and assign a lesson around a physical science topic, with a focus on building knowledge
Teaching an Earth Science Lesson with BrainPOP Jr (K-3)
See how you can easily build a lesson, grounded in earth science, that showcases vocabulary development
Teaching a Life Science Lesson with BrainPOP Jr (K-3)Learn how to make your life science lessons come alive with student extensions and creativity



Active Viewing with Pause PointsSay hello to Pause Points, our new active learning feature integrated in the BrainPOP movies you already love, know, and rely on. We’ll walk through these new embedded assessments and show how they scaffold the building of essential skills, content knowledge, and reflective practice across the curriculum. You’ll learn impactful ways to start implementing them immediately
Teaching a Physical Science Lesson with BrainPOP (3-8+)We’ll show how you can construct and assign a lesson around a physical science topic, with a focus on building knowledge
Teaching an Earth Science Lesson with BrainPOP (3-8+)See how you can easily build a lesson, grounded in earth science, that showcases assessment and differentiation
Teaching a Life Science Lesson with BrainPOP (3-8+)Learn how to make your life science lessons come alive with student extensions and creativity

BrainPOP Science Sessions at NSTA

Friday, July 22 from 1:00-2:00 pm


Is This Going To Be Graded? Formative Assessment and Feedback Practices that Matter

How to make the learning process as important as the product? Create a visible learning process and practice strategies to remove the fear of failure. Participants will be exposed to different levels of instructional feedback, standard-based grading, and assessment and feedback tools.


Room: McCormick Place - W192c 

Speakers: Mike Jones, Middle School Science Teacher at Thomas Metcalf Laboratory School at Illinois State University



Friday, July 22 from 2:20-3:20 pm


Building Critical Thinking Skills with (New) BrainPOP Science and BrainPOP (K-8)

BrainPOP Science builds skills to investigate real-world phenomena like scientists. Learn how to incorporate argumentative communications skills into your BrainPOP lessons. Transitioning from using BrainPOP science topics into using our new middle school investigations in BrainPOP Science.


Room: McCormick Place - W192c 

Speakers: Robert Miller, Professional Development Lead Learner for BrainPOP, and Rex Beaber, Professional Learning Science Coach for BrainPOP Science



Friday, July 22 from 3:40-4:40 pm


What Evidence Do You Have To Support Your Claim?
Participants will learn to promote a supportive writing environment and identify writing supports for ELs and SPED students in a science classroom


Room: McCormick Place - W192c 

Speakers: Kristen Rillieux, Senior Science Sales Specialist at BrainPOP



Saturday, July 23 from 8:00-9:00 am


The Power of Student Discourse in Your Science Classroom

Explore ways to promote productive student discourse in Middle School science classrooms with a framework to help students navigate conversations in a blended learning experience.


Room: McCormick Place - W192c 

Speakers: Kelsie Stocz, Middle School Science Content Specialist at Wake County Public School System



Saturday, July 23 from 9:20-10:20 am


Assessing Multi-Dimensional Science Skills within Inquiry-Based Learning

This session will focus on highlighting our multidimensional digital assessments included in our inquiry-based Science learning product. 


Room: McCormick Place - W192c 

Speakers: Sara Bakken, Director, Assessment Design at BrainPOP and Laurel Ozersky, Learning Engineer at BrainPOP

Meet Our Team at NSTA

Tim Powers

Kristen Rillieux

Christopher King

Senior Science Sales Specialist, New Business for BrainPOP Science

Senior Account Director, New Business for BrainPOP + BrainPOP Science

Senior Science Sales Specialist, New Business for BrainPOP Science

Rex Beaber

Robert Miller

Sara Bakken

Professional Learning Science Coach for BrainPOP Science

Director, Assessment Design at BrainPOP

Professional Development Lead Learner, BrainPOP

You're Invited to a BrainPOP Event

It's been a long time since we've seen most of you in person! Join us for drinks and light bites to connect with old friends and hear about our new middle school science solution, BrainPOP Science!


Date: Thursday, July 21, 2022
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm 

Location: The Gage in the Louis Sullivan Room [24 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603]

RSVP: Complete the form below to save your spot