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Lively Lesson: Veterans Day

Lively Lesson: Veterans Day

Working on your weekly lesson plans? This Lively Lesson provides timely Discovery Education content and lesson plan ideas. In honor of Veterans Day, citizens of the United States reflect upon the sacrifice and service of men and women in the military.  This Lively Lesson suggests Discovery Education resources along with strategies for using digital media

Lively Lessons: Advanced Science

Working on your weekly lesson plans? This Sunday blog series, Lively Lessons, will provide you with Discovery Education content and lesson plan ideas. The human genome contains more than three billion nucleotides! That’s a lot!   Are you looking for ways to challenge your science students? Look no further! A collection of titles from Howard

Lively Lessons: Pumpkins

Working on your weekly lesson plans? This Sunday blog series, Lively Lessons, will provide you with Discovery Education content and lesson plan ideas. A pumpkin is a fruit! Filled with seeds, pumpkins are fruits that can grow to become very large under the right weather and soil conditions. Their characteristics also make pumpkins useful for

Lively Lessons: Kilimanjaro Expedition

Working on your weekly lesson plans? This Lively Lesson provides timely Discovery Education content and lesson plan ideas. All week we’ve been following 10 students, 12 educators, and 4 scientists representing Nigeria, Oman, South Africa, Tanzania, and the United States as they attempted to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, one of the world’s Seven Summits, and the

Lively Lessons: Digital Citizenship

Working on your weekly lesson plans? This Lively Lesson will provide Discovery Education content and lesson plan ideas. In our month-long celebration of the Constitution and citizenship, we’re extending the discussion to include digital citizenship with a webinar featuring Dr. Devorah Heitner, founder and CEO of Raising Digital Natives. Dr. Heitner’s Discovery Education online event,

Lively Lessons: Seasonal Change

Working on your weekly lesson plans? This Sunday blog series, Lively Lessons, will provide you with Discovery Education content and lesson plan ideas! This coming week, September 23 to be exact, marks the first day of autumn. Not only does the annual autumnal equinox create colorful, picturesque landscapes, it also offers students a great lesson about Earth’s

Bonus Lively Lesson: Constitution Day

Working on your weekly lesson plans? This bonus Lively Lesson will provide you Discovery Education content and lesson plan ideas. Celebrate Constitution Day by exploring the history, purpose, and legacy of the Constitution of the United States, and get ready for our Virtual Field Trip from the National Constitution Center on September 17. Discovery Education

Lively Lessons: Lab Safety

Working on your weekly lesson plans? This Sunday blog series, Lively Lessons, will provide you with Discovery Education content and lesson plan ideas! Conduct an experiment—safely. Experiments are fun and a great way to learn about scientific principles. However, the materials used for experiments require proper handling and a focus on safety. Unsafe behavior can lead

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