game based learning research

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...

1.5.5 Review: Was / Were Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, Happy Birthday (L1U5L5), Ben and Moby want to surprise Nikki on her birthday, but Nikki surprises them, instead. While Ben and Moby realize their mistake, students review po...

Ebola Lesson Plan: Spreading the Facts

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students will use BrainPOP resources to explore the truth about the Ebola epidemic. They will explain why Ebola has recently become a worldwide ...

Balanced Diet Lesson Plan: Chef Solus’ Build-a-Meal Game

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In this balanced diet lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online interactive tool, Chef Solus' Build-a-Meal Game) to learn about healthy eatin...
People Can’t Fly Storyboard Sequencing Activity

People Can’t Fly Storyboard Sequencing Activity

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Write captions and/or sequence the images using ordinal numbers in this storyboard sequencing activity from the movie People Can't Fly (L2U2L3)....

Desalination Game Lesson Plan

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-12, students work collaboratively to explore a challenging puzzle game which simulates a desalination machine....

Concept Map Lesson Ideas: Using the Make-a-Map Tool

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In these concept map lesson ideas, which are adaptable for grades 3-12, students create concept maps using BrainPOP's free online Make-a-Map tool. This tool allows students to use text, images, and cl...

Game Over Gopher: Extending Student Learning

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Students benefit most from Game Over Gopher game play when they are provided multiple opportunities to explore the game. Try to provide at least 2 twenty-minutes sessions in class and an additional 20...

Coordinate Grids Lesson Plan: Game Over Gopher Game

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-6, students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online math game) to explore coordinate grids and planes. ...

Note-Taking Skills Lesson Plan: Create a Personalized System

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for students in grades 3-12, students will explore various styles of note-taking and develop their own unique and effective note-taking system....