Cool Science Careers: Imagine Yourself Role-Playing Science Game

July 14, 2014

Categories: GameUP Science Games
Our partner, Rice University, has another fantastic science game featured on BrainPOP's GameUp! It's called Cool Science Careers: Imagine Yourself, and it's designed to help students in grades 5-8 exp...

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,...

More Citizen Science Lesson Ideas

June 6, 2014

Game Learning Society (GLS) has provided 5 additional lesson plans for the Citizen Science game. Visit their site to view and download the following PDFs: Citizen Science - Cause and Effect Lesson...

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...

New on GameUp: Go Vector Go Science Game

May 9, 2014

We know there are a lot of incredible games coming out of university design programs. We are so excited to welcome UCLA CREEST onboard as a new GameUp partner with the science game Go Vector Go! In...

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, ...

The Sortify Game: A New Experiment in Playful Assessment

April 14, 2014

Sortify is a brand new offering from BrainPOP's GameUp that's designed to be used as a playful assessment. It’s an open-ended tool that is flexible enough to work for all grade levels (K-12) and ma...

Solar System, Seasons and Tides Lesson Plan: Planet Mechanic Game

January 21, 2014

In this solar system lesson, which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to explore the seasons, tides, equinoxes, eclipses, and other aspects of the...

Learning Game, Construct-a-sauraus: Teaches About Dinosaurs

December 27, 2013

GameUp and GameUp Jr. feature a brand new learning game Construct-a-saurus  taps into children's natural curiosity about dinosaurs.  This learning game is the perfect way for students to explore d...

Impulse Game Teaching Tips

November 20, 2013

Categories: GameUP Gaming
Completing every level of the Impulse game takes approximately 70 minutes, allotting one minute for each of the 70 levels. However, students can benefit from much shorter game play times. You can e...