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Lively Lessons: Bustin’ Tree Myths

Lively Lessons: Bustin’ Tree Myths

Students evaluate the MythBusters’ methods as they test different home remedies for keeping Christmas trees healthy and green.

The Lively Lessons blog series provides timely Discovery Education content, strategies, and lesson plan ideas every Sunday.

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Lively Lessons: Mythbuster’s Virtual Lab

This week’s lively lesson features an idea shared by DEN Educator Dacia Jones, a science specialist from Durham, North Carolina. Lively Lesson Idea: Use your favorite Mythbusters episode as a virtual teaching lab. Example: When teaching force and motion; use the Toy Car -vs- Real Car episode. Set up a leaf blower and toy track

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Lively Lessons: MythBusters

Students and teachers love to watch Discovery Channel’s MythBusters, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, tackle myths of all kinds. When used in the classroom, MythBusters episodes provide students with the opportunity to view a series of real life investigations.         Discovery Education Streaming Plus makes it easy to access clips that have

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Family Night at Suntree Elementary School in Brevard

For today’s post, Technical and Customer Operations Manager Payal Gulia was kind enough to share her recent experience in Brevard, Florida: A few weeks ago I had the privilege of attending a Family Night event at Suntree Elementary School in Brevard, FL. I have never experienced such a fun filled, cheerful and exciting environment like

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Mythbuster’s Own Tory Belleci is TCEA’s Opening Keynote

During the week February 6-10, 2012, the Texas Computer Educator Association’s convention was held in Austin, Texas. The opening keynote was Discovery’s own Mythbuster’s co-host, Tory Belleci. He provided a poignant, hilarious look at his own struggle at education and explained why he not only desired to learn science but to ‘do’ science. Tory explained

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