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 ...

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.9

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 7-12, students play Lakeland, a game that introduces them to the complex relationship between farm...

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.7

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-3, students watch the BrainPOP Jr. movie Long O and explore related resources to learn about the...

August Spotlights

August 3, 2012
The beginning of August means the beginning of the school year is just around the corner and our Back to School spotlight has just what you ...

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.2

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP features and resources about Memorial Day, including who the day ho...

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.7

Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually (e.g., in...

Time Zone X – Mars

March 28, 2016
Time Zone X is an original BrainPOP timeline game. Students use their knowledge of Mars, understanding of cause and effect and historical th...

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.7

Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interacti...