BirdSleuth Sound Lesson Plan: Bird Song Hero Game

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In this BirdSleuth lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-8, students learn about sound and how spectrograms reflect pitch and duration. Students then create their own spectrogram to represent ...
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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. ...

Virtual Labs Lesson Plan: Controlling Water Activity in Food

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In this Virtual Labs lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-12, students explore an online interactive game to learn about controlling water activity in food....
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 Curriculum Resources

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The ideas in these lesson and curriculum resources will help implement an online interactive tool, Sizing Up the Universe....
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Sizing Up the Universe Recording Sheet

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This recording sheet helps students record their thinking before, during, and after activities related to the online interactive tool, Sizing Up the Universe. Check out our Sizing Up the Universe less...

Planets and Galaxies Lesson Plan: Sizing Up the Universe Interactive Game

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-8. students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online interactive) to explore the vastness of the universe and the size and distance between c...
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Serious Games into the K-16 Classroom with Victoria Van Voorhis

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In this video talk with Victoria Van Voorhis of Rochester discusses the challenges in taking serious games and interactive media from the margins to the mainstream across the K-16 spectrum. Her essent...
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Guide to Digital Games and Learning from MindShift

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The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning started as a series of blog posts written by Jordan Shapiro with support of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and the Games and...

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....