Author Archives: Steve Dembo


LIVE Virtual Event to Celebrate the 2015 Siemens Competition Winners

LIVE Virtual Event to Celebrate the 2015 Siemens Competition Winners

Register now On December 8, please join Discovery Education and the Siemens Foundation for a LIVE virtual event to include guest speakers and the announcement of the 2015 Siemens Competition Scholarship Winners!  This year, our panel of amazing speakers in industries ranging from space technology to entertainment to healthcare, will tap into what we call


Join Us on 12/3 Live from the Farm: From Soil to Store

Get an Exclusive Look at How Our Favorite Holiday Fruits & Vegetables Go From Soil to Store Just in time for the holidays, the Nutrients for Life Foundation and Discovery Education are taking middle school students to Hinton Farms in Dover, FL as we explore periodic elements, modern farming technology and see first hand where

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Everything You Need to Know about the 2015 Doodle 4 Google Contest!

By now the Doodle 4 Google contest needs little introduction.  In its 8th year, the contest continues to garner excitement among teachers and students alike.  Perhaps the draw is the prestige of seeing your drawing on the home page of arguably the most famous website in the world, or maybe it’s that the Google Doodles have become

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Discovering FARMLAND: New Resources from Discovery Education and the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance

Give your high school students a first-hand glimpse into critical issues impacting the agriculture industry with new, free resources from Discovering FARMLAND. The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance and Discovery Education have partnered on an exciting new initiative to engage urban youth with a first-hand glimpse into agriculture. Using the award-winning documentary, “FARMLAND, a film


Teachers can win big this year with Doodle 4 Google!

The annual Doodle 4 Google contest has kicked off and is accepting submissions from students (K-12) through December 7, 2015. Get more information and enter a doodle here – For 2015, Discovery Education is excited to announce a new component of the Doodle 4 Google program. This year, Discovery Education and Google are hosting a teacher

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Racing Extinction: Start With 1 Thing Virtual Field Trip

On Wednesday, December 2nd, Discovery Channel will present Racing Extinction to a global audience. From Academy Award-winning director, Louie Psihoyos, this groundbreaking documentary examines biodiversity loss, its effect on humanity, and the solutions that inspire hope for a more sustainable future. Discovery Education is proud to bring meaningful educational support around this documentary to engage

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How to Host a Fall VirtCon Viewing Party

Falling leaves, pumpkin spiced coffee, apple picking… all pale in comparison to everyone’s favorite Fall activity, the Fall VirtCon! While many enjoy participating from the comfort of their own home, hundreds of others will be gathering at Viewing Parties around North America! Why not host your own?? Whether you’re a seasoned vet of previous VirtCons,

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Help Discovery Education get to SXSWedu 2016!

SXSWedu is one of the most unique education conferences in the world, and the competition to get sessions in is fierce!  Panels are reviewed by the public first, and based on their popularity sessions are considered by the conference organizers. To that end, we need your help! STEP 1 – Create a SXSWedu panel picker account. STEP