election season

Mixing Your Way Through Election Season

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Have you been using games on GameUp to help your students understand themes of this election season?  If so, you might be interested in two new quizzes that we've created specific to this year's pres...
Chronopticon science game

Chronopticon: An Online Science Game about Elapsed Time and Constellations

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Chronopticon is a time travel science game in which players guide Tim and Moby from the 19th century back to the present day. Along the way, players will gain an increasingly complex picture of the e...
beta testers

Students as Beta Testers

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Yesterday we put out a request on behalf of our friends at E-line Media, who are inviting classes to become beta testers for their new "Real Robots of Robot High" game.  Today we share with you some ...
robot high

Real Robots of Robot High – Beta Testers Request!

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E-Line Media, the makers of Gamestar Mechanic, are looking for educators to help test out a new approach to preventing bullying, digital abuse and dating violence. The Real Robots of Robot High...
literacy game

New on GameUp: Lord of the Flies Literacy Game

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GameUp is buzzing with its newest game, Lord of the Flies!  Developed by Nobelprize.org, this game guides students in exploring the symbolism and themes of William Golding’s novel. The objective of...
CItizen Science Game Curriculum

Citizen Science Game Curriculum

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Click to download the Citizen Science Game Curriculum created by Jim Matthews of the Citizen Science Project....

Persuasive Arguments About Water Ecology Lesson Plan: Citizen Science Game

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In this multi-day lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources to practice crafting reasoned arguments and explore water ecology and the effect of humans on the en...
SXSW Panel

Vote for BrainPOP! The SXSW Panel Picker

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Help put BrainPOP on the SXSWedu map! A BrainPOP panel is up for inclusion in the education arm of the famed SXSW festival! Organized by Kari Stubbs (VP, Learning and Innovation) and featuring Art...
beta testers

Game-Based Learning Using Guts and Bolts

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Superstar BrainPOP Educator Robert Miller provides a game-based learning overview screencast of BrainPOP's popular science and health learning game on body systems called Guts N' Bolts. Robert discus...

Simple Machines Lesson Plan: An Online Game and Learning Stations

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In this simple machines lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-6, students use BrainPOP Jr. and BrainPOP resources (including an online science game) to explore a variety of simple machines. Stu...