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Lively Lessons: Pumpkins

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


Mousey Monday – Cinco de Mayo

Happy Mousey Monday everyone! Today is Cinco de Mayo! Cinco de Mayo is celebrated in the United States and some parts of Mexico, primarily in the state of Puebla. The holiday originated with Mexican-American communities in the American West as a way to celebrate the cause of freedom and democracy through the first years of


Mousey Monday – Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History

Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! Today is the day that the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History closes its dinosaur hall for a previously announced $48 million, 5 years long renovation project. http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/smithsonian-dinosaur-hall-to-close-april-28-for-five-year-renovation/2014/01/17/acba089e-7f3d-11e3-95c6-0a7aa80874bc_story.html http://app.discoveryeducation.com/player/view?assetGuid=b15bd97d-0846-4942-8b86-6ac73b99ed04 The Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum complex, located in Washington, DC. Discovery Education has an


Mousey Monday – Spring

Happy Mousey Monday from Mousey to our Cache and Cookies readers! Last week Thursday, March 20, was a change in season and officially the first day of Spring! A season involves new weather, ecology and hours of daylight. As the Earth rotates around the sun, depending on the Earth’s position, this dictates the seasons. Discovery


Mousey Monday – Saint Patrick’s Day

Happy Mousey Monday from Mousey to our Cache and Cookies readers! Aside from being Mousey Monday today, it is also Saint Patrick’s Day! Saint Patrick’s Day began in the seventeenth century as an observance by the Catholic Church. For Christians, the day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. As time has


Mousey Monday – Black History Month

Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers!  February is Black History Month in the United States, and Canada. The annual observance is also known as African-American History Month. The month long observance is for the remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African community. The first celebration of Black


Mousey Monday – How the Earth Works

                      Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! Discovery Education is always adding new and fresh content for our users! Our recent series addition called How the Earth Works is exclusive to our Discovery Education users and comes from Discovery’s Science Channel. The


Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

Post written by Kelsey Johnson. May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month! This month, we celebrate all of the Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. The term Asian-Pacific includes the entire Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. What used to be a week-long celebration beginning in 1978 was extended