Author Archives: Brad Fountain

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January Seasonal Science Stream – Winter Wonderland: A Lesson on Precipitation and the Water Cycle

January Seasonal Science Stream – Winter Wonderland: A Lesson on Precipitation and the Water Cycle

Join us tomorrow, Wednesday, January 18th at 1PM ET for another edition of the popular Seasonal Science Stream series.  This month’s topic is Winter Wonderland: A Lesson on Precipitation and the Water Cycle.  During this broadcast students will learn all about the water cycle and learn amazing experiments to help your students better understand how

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Kepler-22b Confirmed to Have “Habitable Zone”

Kepler-22b is the first confirmed planet in the “habitable zone,” the area around a star where a planet could exist with liquid water on its surface, that has been discovered by NASA’s Kepler mission. The planet’s radius is about 2.4 times that of the Earth. It is located about 600 light years away. Its orbital

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Dolphin Tale, Science and Discovery Education

With the upcoming release of Dolphin Tale I expect many students will gain an increased curiosity around these amazing mammals.  This is a great time to explore amazing content from Discovery Education’s Science Techbook.  You can use the Rollin’ Down the River reading passage to have students learn about the differences between freshwater and saltwater

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Seasonal Science Streams

Discovery Education is excited to announce the launch of our Seasonal Science Streams.  The Seasonal Science Stream is a monthly live broadcast series integrating engaging hands-on science with digital media from Discovery Education’s Science Techbook.  The September Seasonal Science Stream will take place on Wednesday, September 21st at 1pm ET and will focus on chemical

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Curiosity in the Classroom

Discovery Education is excited to announce the launch of Curiosity in the Classroom , a joint initiative from Discovery Education and Intel designed to satisfy students’ curiosity and extend learning concepts found in Discovery Channel’s groundbreaking television series, Curiosity . In support of this initiative, DE and Intel have teamed up to launch CuriosityintheClassroom.com .

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Brad Fountain

Hello all!!  My name is Brad Fountain and I am extremely excited to be a part of the Science team that will contributing to this blog.  I currently serve as the Director of Instructional Implementation for the Discovery Education Science Techbook.  Prior to this current role I served as the Science Specialist for Discovery Education

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Instructional Implementation Team Introductions

Welcome to the Discovery Education Science Blog.  We have a new team that will posting updates to this blog site and we will begin this week by introducing ourselves to the community.  Be sure to check for updates this week to learn more about the team and in future weeks to learn more about how

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