10 Ways Game-Based Learning Can Enhance Your Curriculum

August 6, 2015

Have you been wanting to try out game-based learning in your classroom? Here are ten ways games can enhance your curriculum and help students meet standards: 1. Make repetition more engaging (and e...

Helping to Build a “Nation of Makers”

June 12, 2015

We’re so proud to announce our involvement with the National Week of Making, celebrating the builders, creators, designers, and problem solvers among us! Running today through June 18th, the Nationa...

New on GameUp: Sizing Up the Universe

April 6, 2015

Sizing Up the Universe is the latest offering from our games partner, Smithsonian Education. Targeted for students in grades 4-8, Sizing Up the Universe helps kids consider scale with questions such a...

Sizing Up the Universe Game Materials

January 9, 2015

Students can use these Sizing Up the Universe science game materials to reinforce learning with our new online interactive science game. Check out our Sizing Up the Universe lesson plan for implementa...

Participate in UCLA’s Game Based Learning Research Study

November 14, 2014

Our friends from UCLA's CRESST are conducting a game based learning research study about building science and social emotional skills with "Go Vector Go" and "Spaceforce;" 2 games featured on BrainPOP...

Teach Photosynthesis with the Ruby Realm Game

October 31, 2014

The Ruby Realm is a fantastic new adventure game that we are excited to feature on GameUp! Developed by our partner, The Education Development Center, The Ruby Realm helps students construct an unders...

Desalination Game Brochure

October 4, 2014

Download a Desalination game brochure, which provides a pre-assessment quiz, science experiment, and background information on the deslanation process, offered by the Desalination game developer, STEM...

Cool Science Careers: Imagine Yourself Role-Playing Science Game

July 14, 2014

Our partner, Rice University, has another fantastic science game featured on BrainPOP's GameUp! It's called Cool Science Careers: Imagine Yourself, and it's designed to help students in grades 5-8 exp...

New on GameUp: MedMyst Animal Alert Science Game

July 2, 2014

MedMyst Animal Alert is a brand new science game from our partner, Rice University. Designed for students in grades 5-12, MedMyst Animal Alert allows students to take on the role of epidemiologists, m...

More Citizen Science Lesson Ideas

June 6, 2014

Game Learning Society (GLS) has provided 5 additional lesson plans for the Citizen Science game. Visit their site to view and download the following PDFs: Citizen Science - Cause and Effect Lesson...