Author Archives: Mike Bryant

Life of a Can

Life of a Can

The word is out! A new and exciting classroom program launched last week that highlights the critical importance of recycling.  Life of a Can: The Never-ending Story is a partnership between Discovery Education and Novelis, a global leader in aluminum rolled products and the world’s largest aluminum recycler.  The program highlights the importance of recycling

3M Young Scientist Challenge: Top 10 Finalists Announced!

Biodegradable plastic. A low-cost CPR simulator. Safe energy storing devices. An efficient water quality monitoring system. Discovery Education and 3M are excited to announce the Top 10 National Finalists chosen in the award-winning Young Scientist Challenge, who’s innovations work towards creating solutions for tomorrow’s challenges. There were hundreds of submissions from all corners of the

Careers Beyond the Court

Quick.  As a bell ringer, ask your students to name someone who has/had a career in professional sports. Did you get any names? Were all the names given of athletes? When most people think of a career in professional sports, they immediately think of that career athlete.  That person that has amazing ability, honed by

2016 Siemens Competition is Officially Open

The next generation of STEM leaders resides in your class today.  Discovery Education and Siemens Foundation are incredibly excited to provide an opportunity for students to solve some of the world’s toughest problems, engage with distinguished scientists, and win a college scholarship worth up to $100,000! The Siemens Competition is the nation’s premier science research

Welcome to Decoding Cancer

The Val Skinner Foundation, the LIFE Center at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the Rutgers School of Public Health and Discovery Education have joined forces to provide the high school community with cutting-edge resources designed to expand their understanding of the science of cancer and the biological, genetic, and emotional impact on the patient

Red Nose Day: Virtual Field Trip May 18th

Join Us Wednesday, May 18th @ 1PM ET Exclusive virtual field trip next Wednesday, May 18th @ 1pm ET, with Connie Britton, star of Nashville and Friday Night Lights (and United Nations Development Programme Goodwill Ambassador), and the students of Staten Island Academy. Connie Britton will lead the discussion on the root causes and impact of poverty, explore how students are helping

Vote Now!: Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

It’s Up to YOU to Select the People’s Choice Winner!  Toyota and Discovery Education just announced the top 10 national finalists in the TeenDrive365 Video Challenge , chosen from thousands of entries across the nation. Hailing from all across the U.S., from Alaska to Maryland, the finalists have one thing in common…they all spread the important message