Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Lesson Plan: The Quandary Game

October 24, 2012

In this problem solving lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use a free online game called Quandary to practice ethics, critical thinking and problem solving skills....

Simple Machines Lesson Plan: An Online Game and Learning Stations

September 12, 2012

In this simple machines lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-6, students use BrainPOP Jr. and BrainPOP resources (including an online science game) to explore a variety of simple machines. Stu...

The Electoral Process Lesson Plan: Win the White House Game

June 20, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to explore the electoral process, including primary and general elections and the Electoral...

Ayiti, a Classic Game from Global Kids, Comes to GameUp.

June 17, 2012

Ayiti is the latest addition to GameUp in conjunction with Global Kids! We’re really excited to share this unique game with you. Ayiti is a turn based, strategy game that challenges players to mana...

States of Matter Lesson Plan: Matter Sorter Game

June 8, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the states of matter. Students will determine whether an example of matter is a solid, liquid, gas, o...

Classifying Rocks and Minerals Lesson Plan: Master Mines Game

June 8, 2012

In this Master Mines lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how rocks and minerals are classified by their physical and chemical properties. Studen...

Geometry Puzzles Lesson Plan: Pyramid Panic

June 8, 2012

In this geometry puzzles lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore basic geometry concepts related to circles, polygons, and triangles. Students then a...

Presidential Powers and Responsibilities Lesson Plan: Executive Command Game

June 7, 2012

In this Executive Command game lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore presidential powers and responsibilities. Students will also apply knowledge ...

Checks and Balances Lesson Plan: Branches of Power Game

June 7, 2012

In this Checks and Balances lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the legislative checks and balances system through interactive game play. Studen...

Potential and Kinetic Energy Lesson Plan: Coaster Creator Game

June 6, 2012

In this Energy lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use an online simulation to design their own roller coaster car and track which uses just the right amount of energy to get a c...