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Free New Content From BrainPOP Helps Explain Swine Flu to Kids
Date:5/4/2009

Leading Producer of Online, Educational Resources Aims to Empower Children With a Better Understanding of the Situation

http://www.brainpop.com/health/diseasesinjuriesandconditions/swineflu/

NEW YORK, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to swine flu-related questions from children across the country, BrainPOP -- an award-winning producer of online, educational resources for grades 3 and up -- has launched a new, free movie designed to gently explain and reduce anxiety about the current situation.

The swine flu animated movie addresses, in a voice children can relate to, questions about what a virus is, how viruses spread, and the precautions everyone can take to stay healthy. BrainPOP Jr. -- for children in grades K-3 -- is offering a free movie on hand washing as well, and BrainPOP Educators features tips for how to discuss the this topic with students.

"BrainPOP is striving to alleviate kids' concerns by empowering them with accurate information they can understand," said Avraham Kadar, M.D., BrainPOP's founder and CEO. "Hopefully, our content will provide some clarity and help clear up misconceptions about the swine flu outbreak."

BrainPOP invites site visitors to embed and share the swine flu resource on their own blogs and web sites.

About BrainPOP

Founded in 1999, BrainPOP (http://www.brainpop.com/) creates animated, curriculum-based resources that support educators and engage students. Our award-winning online resources include BrainPOP, for grades 3 and up; BrainPOP Jr., for grades K-3; and BrainPOP Espanol. Our newest resource, BrainPOP Educators, features free tips, tools, and best practices by and for our teacher community. Aligned to state standards and easy to use, BrainPOP serves thousands of schools worldwide. We host more than 4 million visits to our sites each month, through district, school, media lab, classroom, homeschool, and family subscriptions.


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