This Week on batteryPOP-May 5, 2014

Monday, May 05 2014 @ 01:14 PM

This Week on batteryPOP-May 5, 2014

New Series: ANIMATION WORKSHOP

 

Animation Workshop features work by up-and-coming animators. Whether you’re watching cosmic warriors protect with universe with horse power, Bertram weigh the pros and cons of what he wants to be when he grows up, or a graffiti artist search for the perfect canvas, you’re bound to love the styles and stories of Animation Workshop!

Watch Animation Workshop HERE!

 

Popping This Week: GIBBLE GOBBLE

 

Throw darts at a dartboard flower, travel back in time to improve your soccer skills, and walk your pet tortoise. It might not seem like part of the routine to you, but it’s just another day over at Gibble Gobble! 

You can watch Gibble Gobble HERE!

 

 

Short of the Week: SUNDAY

 

In this Oscar-nominated animated short, one boy finds magic in the seemingly boring grown-up world. 

Check out Sunday HERE! 

 

User of the Week: SILLYBALLERINA

 

SillyBallerina is a 10-year-old who loves music! Whether she’s listening to X-Factor favorite Al Calderon or rocking out to all the up-and-coming acts on New Music Now, SillyBallerina knows a good tune when she hears one.

Follow her HERE!

 

 

KIDS’ NEWS OF THE WEEK

 

This week, researchers revealed a new discovery about how the pyramids were built! Egyptians wet sand in paths (the same technique you might use to build a sand castle). This way, the ground was sturdier and was easier to pull large building blocks along.

 

 

THE WEEK’S TRIVIA

Who were the first three inductees to the Mascot Hall of Fame?

 

LAST WEEK’S TRIVIA

 

Question: What’s the number one grossing arcade game of all time? (Bonus: How did it get its name?)

 

Answer: Pac-Man! The original Japanese title (Pakkuman) came from paku-paku, which means “to munch.” 

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