This Week on batteryPOP-June 16, 2014

Monday, June 16 2014 @ 12:32 PM

This Week on batteryPOP-June 16, 2014

New This Week: HOW TO UNMAKE A BULLY

Written, starring, and produced by 4th and 5th graders, How To UnMake a Bully explores different ways to stop bullying. Whether they're dealing with emotional or physical bullying, these kids have great strategies for putting it to an end. 

Created by the same team that brought you eScape the Series!

 

Popping This Week: NIA'S EXTRA ORDINARY LIFE


This Wednesday is the series finale of Nia's Extra Ordinary Life! Nia, a 10-year-old living in a sleepy New Zealand town, leads an ordinary life. In fact, it's EXTRA ordinary. But with the help of her friends and her endless creativity, Nia finds excitement in it. Check out the series HERE


 

Short of the Week: BASED ON A TRUE STORY

Inspired by the advice of an old rowboat, one little girl is digging a hole... to the moon?! Is everything in this short ACTUALLY based on a true story? We can't be too sure, but you can decide for yourself by watching this award-winning short HERE


 

User of the Week: CRAZYCUB

CrazyCub is an 11-year-old who loves animated comedy! Whether she's learning about Nessie with Professor Ambrosius or reliving history with Pencilmation, CrazyCub knows that watching funny animation is the best way to learn! Follow her HERE!


 

KIDS NEWS:

The Turing Test is a test to see if a computer chatbot can come across as human. To pass the test, a chatbot must convince 33% of the judges that it is a human (and not a robot). This test was developed by Alan Turing in 1950, and this month, the first chatbot in history passed. The chatbot, named Eugene, was programmed to act like a 13-year-old boy who liked Eminem. 

 

THIS WEEK'S TRIVIA:

What voice actors of a cartoon couple were married in real life? 

 

LAST WEEK'S TRIVIA: 

Question: Which U.S. president is credited with inventing or improving upon the pasta maker, dumbwaiter, and swivel chair?

Answer: Thomas Jefferson. Not only was Thomas Jefferson a president AND inventor, but he was also an ice cream enthusiast. In fact, he loved it so much he submitted an ice cream recipe to the Library of Congress. 

 

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