There may not be a man in the moon, but there have certainly been men on the moon! Find out how it all happened in this BrainPOP movie, as Tim and Moby introduce you to NASA’s famous Apollo Project. Discover what--and who!--prompted the project, and learn why putting a person on the moon was so important. You’ll find out when the goal was achieved, and about the complicated spacecraft that got the men safely to the moon and back. You’ll also hear about a few missions that didn’t turn out so well, and discover why the program ended. There may not be colonies on the moon in your lifetime, but it’s still an impressive achievement!
What happens to a star when it dies? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will teach you all the secrets of the stars--how they form, how long they live, and what happens when they die. In particular, you’ll discover what will happen to our star, the sun, when it’s ready to expire--we’d better have another place to live at that point, because things on Earth might get a bit toasty! You’ll learn why some stars just peter out and die quietly, while others go out in a huge blaze of glory--and others still collapse so rapidly on themselves that they turn into black holes!
Who was the first American woman in space? If you guessed Sally Ride, you’re right! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will fill you in on the amazing accomplishments of Dr. Sally Ride. First, you’ll learn about her youth, and how she almost became a pro tennis player! Next, you’ll follow her on her path to becoming the first female astronaut. And finally, you’ll discover how she made it into outer space, breaking the gender barrier for a new generation of space scientists! Plus, you’ll hear about some of the important work she’s accomplished since her astronaut days. So don’t waste another nanosecond--click to watch the movie!
Ever wonder how spaceships leap off the planet and fly into outer space? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will teach you the basics of space flight! First, you’ll get a brief lesson on the physical forces that send spacecraft zooming into space. Next, you’ll learn some of the main concepts of rocketry, including the all-important force called thrust. You’ll also gain an understanding of the two basic types of rockets and how they work to get spacecraft off the ground. And you’ll learn a bit about various types of spacecraft and the rockets they use to become space-bound. So strap in and get ready for the countdown to begin--this movie is really out of this world!