Institute of Play Design Pack: Games and Learning

July 2, 2014

"What if teachers could harness their creativity and knowledge to engage students in new and exciting ways?  What if teachers supported each other in becoming designers of their own games for learnin...

New on GameUp: MedMyst Animal Alert Science Game

July 2, 2014

Categories: GameUP Science Games
MedMyst Animal Alert is a brand new science game from our partner, Rice University. Designed for students in grades 5-12, MedMyst Animal Alert allows students to take on the role of epidemiologists, m...

Playful Assessment: BrainPOP’s Sortify Game

June 20, 2014

Originally Recorded June 2014 Join us as we explore BrainPOP’s Sortify Game. Designed for “playful assessment,” Sortify covers a range of core subjects and is appropriate for lower elementary...

6 new Drafting Board games are now on GameUp!

June 13, 2014

That's right--we've got six new games from the Drafting Board series, created by our incredible partner iCivics. Drafting Board games are designed to allow students in grades 5-12 to explore the proce...

What Makes a Great Educational Game? Peek Into Our Game Evaluation Process and GLS 2014

June 6, 2014

There are a ton of really great games out there - but a lot of them never make it into the classroom. Why is this? The reasons include poor distribution, technical challenges, and a lack of teacher su...

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, ...

Games for Change Most Significant Impact Game Award Winner – Mission US

May 1, 2014

We're so excited to congratulate our partner, WNET THIRTEEN and Electric Funstuff for Mission US - A Cheyenne Odyssey, recipient of the prestigious Most Significant Impact Game award at the 2014 Gam...

Go Vector Go Physics Game Game Controls and Goals

April 28, 2014

Categories: GameUP Science Games
The slideshow below provides a brief overview of the controls which are used to play the online physics game, as well as the objectives for winning Go Vector Go. [gallery ids="46673,46672,46671,46...

Go Vector Go Science Game Trailer

April 28, 2014

This Go Vector Go science game trailer from game developer UCLA/CRESST gives you an overview of the fun physics game game in action!...

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...