Newly Updated Mars Topic Reflects NASA’s Big News

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Yesterday, NASA announced the discovery of liquid water on the surface of Mars, underscoring the possibility of life on the red planet. While it may take scientists years to find out the source or ful...
Virtual Labs on GameUp

2 New Virtual Labs are Now on GameUp

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Virtual labs are the perfect way to prepare students for using a real science lab, and they're a terrific alternative when you aren't able to provide as many hands-on investigations as you'd like. ...
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Quandary Game: SnapThought Prompts (With ELL Support)

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Have your students signed up for My BrainPOP? If so, they’ll be able to take snapshots during Quandary game play with the SnapThought® tool! MyBrainPOP is available to BrainPOP Educators with 24/7 dis...

10 Ways Game-Based Learning Can Enhance Your Curriculum

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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"

Helping to Build a “Nation of Makers”

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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 National ...

Virtual Labs: Understanding Water Activity Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan accompanies Virtual Labs: Understanding Water Activity, which is adaptable for grades 4-12. This interactive labs prompts students to explore how water acts inside food and how this a...

Virtual Labs Lesson Plan: Controlling Water Activity in Food

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This lesson plan accompanies Virtual Labs: Controlling Water, and is adaptable for grades 4-12.  The interactive lab in this lesson challenges students to test the water activity of corn dried using t...
Sizing up the universe

New on GameUp: Sizing Up the Universe

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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...
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Sizing Up the Universe Game Materials

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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...
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Participate in UCLA’s Game Based Learning Research Study

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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...