BrainPop is a group of educational websites with over 1,000 short animated movies for students in grades K-12 (ages 6 to 17), together with quizzes, supplemental information and related materials, covering the subjects of science, social studies, English, mathematics, engineering and technology, health and arts and music. BrainPop is used in more than 25% of U.S. schools and also offers subscriptions for families and homeschoolers. It is also used in schools in Mexico, the UK, Israel, France, Spain and several other countries, where it offers videos in local languages that are designed for students in those countries. BrainPop is available by subscription but has some free content, including a movie of the day. Its free smartphone and tablet application accesses BrainPop's free and subscription content.
Most of the videos feature the characters Tim and Moby. In addition to BrainPop.com for older children, there is BrainPop Jr. for younger children (grades K-3), BrainPop Español, BrainPop Français, BrainPop UK, BrainPop ESL for non-native speakers learning English, BrainPop Educators, a free site for teachers, and MyBrainPop, a tool for students and teachers to record learning accomplishments. The sites are owned by FWD Media, Inc. and its affiliates, based in New York.