Join the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum for STEM in 30 and explore the effects of space on the humans who travel there, then check out some out-of-this-world Discovery Education resources revealing the wonders of space exploration.
World Space Week, celebrated October 4 – 10, 2016, is an annual international celebration of science and technology. Explore these Discovery Education Streaming and Science Techbook resources and introduce your students to the wonder of space exploration. Don’t forget to sign up for the Generation Beyond Virtual Field Trip, live from Lockheed Martin Space Operations
Go inside the U.S. State Department with Discovery Education, and meet some of the world’s greatest thinkers as they envision plans to help save our ocean. “Of the People: Protecting Our Ocean” is Discovery Education’s latest virtual field trip. On Sept. 14, we will take viewers to Washington D.C., where leaders at the State Department
The duty of our school districts doesn’t just rest in educating our students for today, but in preparing them for what the future may hold. The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) have been helping districts achieve that goal since their introduction in 2013 by improving science education for all K–12 students. At the same time,
By Jonathan Gerlach, Discovery Education’s National Consultant for STEM Education Initiatives One of the most important parts of STEM teaching and learning is students having the opportunity to see how the world works outside the classroom bringing content to life in context. We stress the importance of integrating the idea of “real-world” into learning. However we
By Dr. Craig O’Connell, founder and director of O’Seas Conservation Foundation, Inc. The phone rang. It was my uncle, asking to speak with me. I looked at my mom, waving my hands back and forth, obviously mouthing the word “NOOOOO.” I did not want to be disturbed as I anxiously sat in front of the TV,
In this Lively Lesson, students propose the relocation of an endangered animal by researching its habitat, estimating costs for the relocation, and supporting their choices with evidence.
Jonathan Gerlach | National Consultant for STEM Education Initiatives When I was in third grade, I vividly remember playing with my “Operation” game for hours. One afternoon it stopped working. No buzzing, no red light. Nothing. Instead of just tossing it away, I engaged in the exciting ritual of taking the toy apart. I had
Welcome back to Community STEM and our next big STEM challenge. Who isn’t fascinated with bridges? I remember driving across bridges and holding my breath. I always wanted my dad to stop at the end of it so we could get out and look. I still have that fascination today. This STEM lab will encourage
Welcome to the first in a series of upcoming webinars, blog posts, and livestreams as we drop-in on Discovery Education classrooms to see Discovery Education in Action. Last month we had the opportunity to visit Danielle Williams’s class in Willmington, NC. Here’s what she had to say. Background: B.S. Geology- Radford University, M.A. Teaching Secondary