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Mission US: Up From the Dust Educator Guide

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Click to download the complete classroom guide for the Up From the Dust simulation provided courtesy of Mission US. Explore the Mission US for writing prompts, primary source documents, activities, a...

States of Matter Lesson Plan: Matter Sorter Game

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the states of matter. Students will determine whether an example of matter is a solid, liquid, gas, o...

Syntax Lesson Plan — CodeCombat: Ogre Encounter

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, features the game CodeCombat: Ogre Encounter, in which players use computational thinking and computer programming to solve puzzles  framed as mazes. Th...

Phonics Lesson Plan: Halfpipe Hoverball

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-3, features a game that challenges students to identify and distinguish various phonics sounds in words.   ...
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New on GameUp: All About Bird Anatomy

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We are excited to present our newest game, All About Bird Anatomy, from our partner The Cornell Lab Bird Academy.  In this game, students build a virtual bird from the inside out, discovering the nam...

Community in Crisis: The Aftermath Mini-Lesson Collection

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The following collection of mini lessons, provided by our partner Classroom, Inc., prepare students to play Community in Crisis: The Aftermath. In this game, students take on the role of director of...

Applying the Law Lesson Plan: Your Bill of Rights Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play a game called Your Bill of Rights, in which they run a law firm specializing in cases pertaining to the Bill of Rights. They challenge is ...

Paths to Citizenship Lesson Plan: Immigration Nation Game

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, features a game called Immigration Nation. This game challenges students to use information they’re provided to determine whether newcomers to America are...

Run a County Lesson Plan: Counties Work Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play a game called Counties Work, in which they play the role of county official, helping fellow citizens while managing taxes and local emerge...

Activate: Additional Features for My BrainPOP

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Have your students signed up for individual logins through My BrainPOP? If you have a school-wide subscription to BrainPOP, students will be able to use our SnapThought ® tool to play Activate. Th...