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Batteries Lesson Plan: How Does a Battery Work?

June 22, 2014

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources and a hands-on investigation to learn how batteries operate. ...

Active Imagination Lesson Plan: Everyone’s Creative

June 20, 2014

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students learn about active imagination and how they can use their imaginations to solve problems, create, and have a positive impact on the wo...

Personification in Writing with the Citizen Science Game

June 7, 2014

In this lesson plan which can be adapted for students in grades 5-12, students use a free online science and English Language Arts (ELA) game to explore personification in writing. ...

Cool Science Careers: Imagine Yourself Game Lesson Plan

May 6, 2014

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 5-8, students explore cool science careers by using an online game to take on the role of a scientists in the fields of Neuropsychology, Toxicology, ...

Scientist Role Play Lesson Plan: MedMyst Animal Alert! Game

May 6, 2014

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students will use an online game to explore how 3 careers in science are interrelated. During game play, they will determine why a mysterious il...

Physics for Kids Lesson Plan: Go Vector Go Game

April 26, 2014

In this physics for kids lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use an online game to explore advanced physics concepts such as force magnitude, force direction, friction, mass, grav...

Code Fred: a New Science Game Now on GameUp

April 4, 2014

We're excited to feature another incredible free science game by our partners at the Museum of Science & Industry in Chicago! You may already be familiar with The Museum's Simple Machines gam...

Virtual Labs Lesson Plan: pH Scale and Meter Calibration

March 21, 2014

In this Virtual Labs lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore an online interactive game to learn about the pH scale and its uses in food science....

Virtual Labs Lesson Plan: Acidifying Salsa

March 21, 2014

In this Virtual Labs lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use an online interactive game to learn about food science lab equipment, proper sampling techniques, and how adjusting a ...

The Impulse Science Game: Teaching Laws of Motion

March 10, 2014

You can use GameUp's Impulse game to help students learn about Newton’s first and second laws of motion and his law of universal gravitation. Developed by our partner, EdGE at TERC, Impulse scienc...