Tag archives for Discovery Networks

  1. Fun Fact Friday: Grumpy Cat

    From "Discovery Channel US" Twitter page

    You may have seen the internet’s ubiquitous frowning cat on Facebook, or on Reddit, or maybe even at South by Southwest (aka SXSW, the annual music, film, and interactive conference and festival held in Austin) where Grumpy Cat recently made a special appearance, but did you know that Grumpy Cat isn’t actually grumpy? Grumpy Cat,  […]

  2. Reed Timmer: Technology and Extreme Storm Chasing Go Hand in Hand

    Reed Timmer, Storm Chaser Meterologist

    Reed Timmer, Discovery Education‘s Chief Meteorologist and Discovery Channel’s Storm Chasers opens the PETE&C 2012 Conference by reminding us technology and extreme storm chasing go hand in hand. Reed notes everyone uses their storm and tornado footage because it is simply the best. A thoroughly entertaining and exciting presentation, Reed shows us tornado fury and […]

  3. Discovery Channel TV Shows: Very Pinteresting!

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    Channel surfing? Ever wonder who owns most of those shows you watch? The answer is Discovery. You will be amazed at how much of the television market is owned by Discovery Communications. I continue to be amazed by the depth of their assets. If you find any I missed, feel free to add to the […]

  4. Closing the DEN SCICon with Stormchaser Reed Timmer: Into the Storm ~ Following the Love of Science

    Brad Fountain Leave it to the DEN SciCon to deliver professional development that is relevant, authentic, inquiry-based, global, and interactive with the best-in-the-business presenters. Add to that streaming live. Love it. Always appreciate when you can find everything in one place. That’s just one of the things I love about Discovery Education. Another is this […]

  5. Investigation Discovery Presents Bestselling Author Webinar Series

    Bring your aspiring writers to a series of very special webinars on with bestselling authors, Sandra Brown, Sara Paretsky, and Harlan Coben. The authors will share their personal journeys of becoming a writer and provide valuable insights to students who have a passion for writing. They will also discuss the role that creativity plays in […]

  6. Educate to Innovate

    President Obama has recently launched an “Educate to Innovate” campaign to encourage participation and increase performance of students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). In support of this initiative, Discovery has launched a new, commercial-free science education programming block Monday-Friday (4:00 to 5:00 PM ET/PT) and Saturdays (7:00-9:00 AM ET/PT) on the Science Channel. […]

  7. Excited To See You at ISTE 2010!

    It’s that time again! Time to jump for joy! It’s not too late to join Discovery Education and all of the fun activities at the upcoming ISTE Conference.   Not only do we have events during the ISTE Conference but even before! Join us for a day of networking, creativity, and connections at the Denver […]

  8. Brace for Impact Screening in NYC

    We have 8 tickets to give away to STAR Discovery Educators for the world premiere screening of Brace for Impact: The story behind the miraculous landing of U.S. Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson. Tuesday, January 5 at 6:30 pm The Walter Reade Theater 70 Lincoln Center Plaza (165 West 65th Street) New York, New […]

  9. Vote for the Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership

    We would greatly appreciate your vote to help make Discovery Channel and Chevron the winners of the U.S. Chamber Business Civic Leadership Center 2009 Partnership Award. Click here to vote. An alliance that began in 2002 in Angola to build educational capacity destroyed by a 27-year-long civil war is today motivating teachers and students and improving […]

  10. Take Your Students to the Moon with DE streaming

    Image Credit: NASA Did you know that Discovery Education streaming is adding new video content all the time? I am really excited for the newest video added to extensive media library, In the Shadow of the Moon.  This 2-hour special production aired on the Discovery Channel just last year and it’s already available for teachers […]

  11. Da Vinci Still Sparks the Imagination

    There is a new series on the Discovery Channel that has me hooked, Doing DaVinci. Leonardo da Vinci was the original Renaissance Man — master of science, master of the arts, master of war. His revolutionary designs were the most advanced weapons of their day and were capable of unparalleled destruction. Yet no proof exists […]

  12. The Alaska Experiment

    Discovery Education streaming subscribers already know that new media content is added all the time.  Tonight ” Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment” premiers on the Discovery Channel and streaming subscribers can already access corresponding video in streaming to use with their students: The Alaska Experiment: Part One: Into the Wild The Alaska Experiment: […]