This Week on batteryPOP-August 4, 2014

Monday, August 04 2014 @ 01:58 PM

This Week on batteryPOP-August 4, 2014

New This Week: ALL-NEW PENCILMATION

 

Pencilmation is an animated web series created by Ross Bollinger in which pencil drawn stick figures and doodles come to life. Learn whacky, not-quite-historically-accurate history lessons with the "Mythtory" series or play tricks on doodles using the all-powerful eraser. We've got all new episodes of the hit series, and you can check them out HERE!

 

New This Week: KIDSFIRST REVIEWS

 

Ever wanted to see a movie or TV show but wanted to learn more about it first from someone whose opinion you could trust? Who better to review than kids just like you! In KidsFirst Reviews, kids from all over the country tell you their opinions on movies so you can pick what to see!

 

Popping This Week: KIMCHI WARRIOR

Swine Flu, beware! The Kimchi Warrior defends mankind from the world's most notorious diseases as he fights and defeats the evil, deadly (and frequently funny) monsters that spread these infections. Check it out HERE!

 

 

Short of the Week: THE CAT CAME BACK

 

Old Mr. Johnson had troubles of his own. He had a yellow cat that wouldn't leave his home. He tried and he tried to give he cat away. He sent it up in a balloon, on a train out west, on a boat with a fisherman. But the cat just kept coming back.Watch the Oscar-nominated short HERE!

 

User of the Week: BRIGHTLADYBUG

 

BrightLadybug loves to learn! Whether she's learning cooking, physics, piano, or what's inside, BrightLadybug's curiosity is sure to bring you to some exciting new videos. Follow her HERE to find out what she'll pop next!

 

 

Kids News of the Week: ROVERS ON MARS

 

NASA's Opportunity Rover (the rover sent to Mars before Curiosity) has just surpassed the record for longest distance traveled by an off-planet vehicle. Opportunity was designed to last for1 kilometer, but it has so far traveled over 40 kilometers! NASA announced this week that it will build another Mars Rover for launch in 2020! Now THAT'S out of this world! 

 

 

Trivia:

This Week's Trivia: Which famous children's author is credited with creating the word "nerd"?

 

Last Week's Trivia: 

Question: What is the name of Inspector Gadget's dog?

Answer: Brain! 

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