On October 1, Discovery Channel will present the first installment of DISCOVERY ATLAS, a four part series during the month of October that will profile the rich cultures, social diversities and natural phenomena of China, Italy, Australia and Brazil. The journey begins Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006, at 9 p.m. ET/PT, with the world premiere on Discovery Channel and Discovery HD Theater of DISCOVERY ATLAS: CHINA REVEALED. For more information about this series, visit http://dsc.discovery.com/convergence/atlas/atlas.html.
The ATLAS series, including videos, images, bonus educational vignettes and teacher resources, will be available on unitedstreamingand Cosmeo. Additionally, the Discovery Educator Network will provide interested teachers with the opportunity to participate in DEN: Atlas in the classroom program, which will include
• Materials for hosting Atlas: China Revealed Premiere Parties in your local community
• Invitations to exclusive Atlas webinar series/discussion group
• Invitations to discuss and collaborate with educators around the county via webinars, wikis, and discussion boards
• Access to educational resource kits to support "Discovery Atlas" classroom activities
If you are interested in exploring ATLAS with the DEN, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, September 1 with the subject line "Discovery Atlas" to register for this program.